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The Washington Nationals have lost 4 of 5 in Citizens Bank Park this season, including two straight to the Philadelphia Phillies in this series. Can they beat Cliff Lee tonight? Another left-hander? Gio Gonzalez is on the mound for the Nats at 7:05 pm EDT.

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Washington Nationals
@ Philadelphia Phillies

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT
Citizens Bank Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Cliff Lee

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

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

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

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

5. The WereWerth - RF

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

7. #RENDONISREADY - 2B

8. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher In Town) - LHP

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


Cliff Lee

#33 / Pitcher / Philadelphia Phillies

6-3

190

L

L

Aug 30, 1978

• 2012 Stats - (6-9), 30 G, 30 GS, 211.0 IP, 3.16 ERA, 3.13 FIP, ERA+ = 128, 26 HR (1.11 HR/9), 28 BB (1.19 BB/9), 207 Ks (8.83 K/9), 1.11 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (10-2), 18 G, 18 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 131.2 IP, 2.73 ERA, 2.67 FIP, ERA+ = 142, 9 HR (0.62 HR/9), 21 BB (1.44 BB/9), 119 Ks (8.13 K/9), 0.98 WHIP.

• vs PHI - (6-3), 9 G, 9 GS, 2 CG, 2 SO, 65.1 IP, 2.48 ERA, 7 HR (0.96 HR/9), 8 BB (1.10 BB/9), 66 Ks (9.09 K/9), 1.07 WHIP.



Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-0

205

R

L

Sep 19, 1985

• 2012 Stats - (21-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 2.89 ERA, 2.82 FIP, ERA+ = 137, 9 HR (0.41 HR/9), 76 BB (3.43 BB/9), 207 Ks (9.35 K/9), 1.13 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (6-3), 18 G, 18 GS, 111.2 IP, 3.14 ERA, 3.51 FIP, ERA+ = 121, 10 HR (0.81 HR/9), 45 BB (3.63 BB/9), 109 Ks (8.79 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (3-1), 5 G, 5 GS, 32.0 IP, 2.53 ERA, 2 HR (0.56 HR/9), 11 BB (3.09 BB/9), 40 Ks (11.25 K/9), 0.97 WHIP.


• Lee vs the Nationals:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Scott Hairston 28 28 6 1 0 2 2 0 5 .214 .214 .464 .679 0 0 0 0 1
Denard Span 26 24 7 1 1 0 2 2 6 .292 .346 .417 .763 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 23 22 6 1 1 1 2 0 7 .273 .261 .545 .806 0 1 0 0 1
Kurt Suzuki 22 20 7 2 0 0 3 2 2 .350 .409 .450 .859 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 21 21 4 0 0 1 1 0 5 .190 .190 .333 .524 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 17 16 3 1 0 0 0 1 6 .188 .235 .250 .485 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 14 14 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .286 .429 .714 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .429 .429 .857 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .400 .500 .400 .900 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rendon 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Ross Ohlendorf 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 194 186 46 8 2 4 10 7 46 .247 .273 .376 .650 0 1 0 0 2
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• Gonzalez vs the Phillies:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Michael Young 28 25 6 1 0 2 4 3 2 .240 .321 .520 .841 0 0 0 0 1
Delmon Young 19 18 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .263 .222 .485 0 0 0 0 1
John Mayberry 12 11 2 0 0 1 2 1 2 .182 .250 .455 .705 0 0 0 0 0
Jimmy Rollins 12 9 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 .333 .500 .444 .944 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Frandsen 8 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .375 .286 .661 0 0 0 1 0
John McDonald 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 0 0 0 0 0
Carlos Ruiz 8 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 1 0 1 0
Ben Revere 7 6 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .500 .571 .500 1.071 0 0 0 0 0
Domonic Brown 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .333 .400 .733 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Utley 6 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Kendrick 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
Darin Ruf 3 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Total 121 107 26 4 0 3 12 11 20 .243 .322 .364 .687 0 1 0 2 2
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Generated 7/10/2013.

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