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The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates wrap up their four-game set with an afternoon affair in the nation's capital which features Gio Gonzalez on the mound against Bucs' right-hander A.J. Burnett. 12:35 pm EDT for this afternoon's game.

Rob Carr


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Pittsburgh Pirates
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013, 12:35 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs A.J. Burnett

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

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

2. Steve "#LOMBOLOBBY" Lombardozzi - 2B

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

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

5. The WereWerth - RF

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

7. This is D-SPAN - CF

8. Kurt "'Zuki" Suzuki - 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:


Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-0

200

R

L

Sep 19, 1985

• 2012 Stats - (21-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 199.1 IP, 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 - (7-3), 20 G, 20 GS, 124.2 IP, 2.89 ERA, 3.39 FIP, ERA+ = 131, 11 HR (0.79 HR/9), 49 BB (3.54 BB/9), 125 Ks (9.02 K/9), 1.15 WHIP.

• vs PIT - (2-0), 3 G, 3 GS, 19.0 IP, 2.84 ERA, 3 HR (1.42 HR/9), 8 BB (3.79 BB/9), 17 Ks (8.05 K/9), 1.11 WHIP.



A.J. Burnett

#34 / Pitcher / Pittsburgh Pirates

6-4

230

R

R

Jan 03, 1977

• 2012 Stats - (16-10), 31 G, 31 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 202.1 IP, 3.51 ERA, 3.52 FIP, ERA+ = 107, 18 HR (0.80 HR/9), 62 BB (2.76 BB/9), 180 Ks (8.01 K/9), 1.24 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (4-7), 17 G, 17 GS, 105.2 IP, 3.07 ERA, 3.16 FIP, ERA+ = 116, 8 HR (0.68 HR/9), 43 BB (3.66 BB/9), 118 Ks (10.05 K/9), 1.22 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (8-3), 16 G, 15 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 107.0 IP, 7 HR (0.59 HR/9), 30 BB (2.52 BB/9), 105 Ks (8.83 K/9) , 1.14 WHIP.


• Gonzalez vs the Pirates:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Russell Martin 11 7 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 .429 .636 .571 1.208 0 0 0 1 0
Andrew McCutchen 9 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 0 0
Gaby Sanchez 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 0 0 0 0 1
Jose Tabata 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0 0
Clint Barmes 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Harrison 3 3 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Jones 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Starling Marte 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Michael McKenry 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordy Mercer 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Travis Snider 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Neil Walker 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 56 49 10 2 0 2 5 6 10 .204 .304 .367 .671 0 0 0 1 1
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• Burnett vs the Nationals:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Denard Span 28 27 7 1 0 0 0 1 9 .259 .286 .296 .582 0 0 0 0 1
Kurt Suzuki 26 23 7 1 0 0 2 3 4 .304 .385 .348 .732 0 0 0 0 2
Adam LaRoche 23 20 7 2 0 1 5 3 8 .350 .435 .600 1.035 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 16 14 4 0 0 2 4 2 4 .286 .375 .714 1.089 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Ian Desmond 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 2
Bryce Harper 7 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .714 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 1 0
Roger Bernadina 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 133 122 30 5 0 4 12 10 39 .246 .308 .385 .694 0 0 0 1 6
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Generated 7/25/2013.

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