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The Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers were supposed to meet in the first game of this two-game set last night, but rain postponed the series opener. Both teams pushed their starters back a night, so it's Jordan Zimmermann vs Anibal Sanchez at 7:05 pm EST tonight.

Win McNamee


Next Game

Detroit Tigers
@ Washington Nationals

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jordan Zimmermann vs Anibal Sanchez

Mostly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing from right to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 65.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Denard Span - CF

2. Ian "+Range, +Arm" Desmond - SS

3. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

4. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)

5. Adam "Graceful, Effortless" LaRoche - 1B

6. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - LF

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Kurt "'Zuki" Suzuki - C

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

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• Tonight's Starting Pitchers Are Going To Stare At You Now:


Jordan Zimmermann

#27 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-2

220

R

R

May 23, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (12-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 195.2 IP, 2.94 ERA, 3.51 FIP, ERA+ = 132, 18 HR (0.83 HR/9), 43 BB (1.98 BB/9), 153 Ks (7.04 K/9), 1.17 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (5-1), 6 G, 6 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 44.0 IP, 1.64 ERA, 2.92 FIP, ERA+ = 235, 2 HR (0.41 HR/9), 7 BB (1.43 BB/9), 27 Ks (5.52 K/9), 0.75 WHIP.

• vs DET - N/A



Anibal Sanchez

#19 / Pitcher / Detroit Tigers

6-0

205

R

R

Feb 27, 1984

• 2012 Stats - (9-13), 31 G, 31 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 195.2 IP, 3.86 ERA, 3.53 FIP, ERA+ = 105, 20 HR (0.92 HR/9), 48 BB (2.21 BB/9), 167 Ks (7.68 K/9), 1.27 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (3-2), 6 G, 6 GS, 39.2 IP, 1.82 ERA, 1.33 FIP, ERA+ = 235, 0 HR, 11 BB (2.50 BB/9), 50 Ks (11.34 K/9), 1.06 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (8-0), 19 G, 19 GS, 118.2 IP, 1.97 ERA, 7 HR (0.53 HR/9), 47 BB (3.56 BB/9), 100 Ks (7.58 K/9), 1.14 WHIP.


• Zimmermann vs the Tigers:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Omar Infante 15 14 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 .214 .200 .571 .771 0 1 0 0 0
Torii Hunter 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Anibal Sanchez 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 20 19 3 0 1 1 2 0 3 .158 .150 .421 .571 0 1 0 0 0
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Generated 5/6/2013.

• Sanchez vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ryan Zimmerman 48 42 10 1 0 1 2 5 6 .238 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 1 2
Adam LaRoche 31 30 6 0 0 0 1 1 9 .200 .226 .200 .426 0 0 0 0 1
Jayson Werth 31 30 5 2 0 1 1 1 19 .167 .194 .333 .527 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 27 25 8 2 0 1 3 2 4 .320 .370 .520 .890 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 23 20 2 0 0 0 0 3 8 .100 .217 .100 .317 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 .077 .200 .077 .277 0 0 0 1 0
Wilson Ramos 15 13 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 .385 .467 .462 .928 0 0 1 0 0
Chad Tracy 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 212 195 38 6 1 3 8 15 57 .195 .259 .282 .541 0 0 1 2 3
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Generated 5/6/2013.

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