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Anthony Rendon's first major league home run lifted the Washington Nationals over the Cleveland Indians last night in Progressive Field and made this afternoon's game a rubber match. The finale of the Nats' three-game set features the return of Stephen Strasburg in his second career start in Cleveland.

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Next Game

Washington Nationals
@ Cleveland Indians

Sunday, Jun 16, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT
Progressive Field

Stephen Strasburg vs Corey Kluber

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing out to right field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. #RENDONISREADY - 2B

3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - DH (Oh, Word.)

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

5. The WereWerth - RF

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

7. HCBB (aka Chad Tracy) - 3B

8. Onion - C

9. The Shark - LF

10. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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


Corey Kluber

#28 / Pitcher / Cleveland Indians

6-4

215

R

R

Apr 10, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (2-5), 12 G, 12 GS, 63.0 IP, 5.14 ERA, 4.29 FIP, ERA+ = 76, 9 HR (1.29 HR/9), 18 BB (2.57 BB/9), 54 Ks (7.71 K/9), 1.49 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (4-4), 11 G, 9 GS, 57.1 IP, 4.08 ERA, 3.39 FIP, ERA+ = 94, 7 HR (1.10 HR/9), 12 BB (1.88 BB/9), 57 Ks (8.95 K/9), 1.22 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - N/A



Stephen Strasburg

#37 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

220

R

R

Jul 20, 1988

• 2012 Stats - (15-6), 28 G, 28 GS, 159.1 IP, 3.16 ERA, 2.82 FIP, ERA+ = 124, 15 HR (0.85 HR/9), 48 BB (2.71 BB/9), 197 Ks (11.13 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (3-5), 12 G, 12 GS, 74.1 IP, 2.54 ERA, 3.20 FIP, ERA+ = 150, 6 HR (0.73 HR/9), 21 BB (2.54 BB/9), 73 Ks (8.84 K/9), 1.06 WHIP.

• vs CLE - (1-0), 1 G, 1 GS, 5.1 IP, 1.69 ERA, 1 HR (1.69 HR/9), 5 BB (8.44 BB/9), 8 Ks (13.50 K/9), 1.31 WHIP.


• Kluber vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Denard Span 6 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 6 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 6/16/2013.

• Strasburg vs the Indians:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Michael Bourn 16 13 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 .154 .313 .154 .466 0 0 0 0 0
Carlos Santana 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Aviles 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Reynolds 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Drew Stubbs 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 25 21 5 1 0 0 2 4 9 .238 .360 .286 .646 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 6/16/2013.

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