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The Washington Nationals turn to veteran hurler Ross Ohlendorf tonight as they try to make it two straight over the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley Field. Can Ohlendorf's old-timey delivery mesmerize another opponent? Can the Nats beat the Cubs and get a step closer to .500?

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Washington Nationals
@ Chicago Cubs

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Jake Arrieta vs Ross Ohlendorf

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This Is D-SPAN - CF

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

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

4. The WereWerth - RF

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

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

7. Steve "#LOMBOLOBBY" Lombardozzi - 2B

8. Kurt "'Zuki" Suzuki - C

9. Ross Ohlendorf - RHP

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


Jake Arrieta

#49 / Pitcher / Chicago Cubs

6-4

225

R

R

Mar 06, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (3-9), 24 G, 18 GS, 114.2 IP, 6.20 ERA, 4.05 FIP, ERA+ = 67, 16 HR (1.26 HR/9), 35 BB (2.75 BB/9), 109 Ks (8.56 K/9), 1.37 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (2-2), 7 G, 7 GS, 36.2 IP, 4.91 ERA, 4.40 FIP, ERA+ = 84, 3 HR (0.74 HR/9), 22 BB (5.40 BB/9), 32 Ks (7.85 K/9), 1.39 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (0-1), 4 G, 4 GS, 21.0 IP, 5.57 ERA, 2 HR (0.86 HR/9), 8 BB (3.43 BB/9), 19 Ks (8.14 K/9), 1.57 WHIP.



Ross Ohlendorf

#43 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

240

R

R

Aug 08, 1982

• 2012 Stats - (4-4), 13 G, 9 GS, 48.2 IP, 7.77 ERA, 4.90 FIP, ERA+ = 47, 7 HR (1.29 HR/9), 24 BB (4.44 BB/9), 39 Ks (7.21 K/9), 1.77 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (2-0), 10 G, 2 GS, 34.0 IP, 1.85 ERA, 2.89 FIP, ERA+ = 206, 2 HR (0.53 HR/9), 9 BB (2.38 BB/9), 29 Ks (7.68 K/9), 1.03 WHIP.

• vs CHC - (2-0), 6 G, 6 GS, 36.0 IP, 1 HR (0.25 HR/9), 12 BB (3.00 BB/9), 25 Ks (6.25 K/9), 1.14 WHIP.


• Arrieta vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 11 10 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 .200 .273 .500 .773 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 9 9 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 1 0 0
Bryce Harper 6 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 .800 .833 1.000 1.833 0 0 0 0 1
Denard Span 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .500 .400 .900 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0 0 0 0
Kurt Suzuki 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .250 .400 .500 .900 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 1 0
Wilson Ramos 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 1 0
Jayson Werth 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 57 47 14 2 0 1 3 8 7 .298 .421 .404 .825 0 0 1 2 1
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• Ohlendorf vs the Cubs:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Starlin Castro 16 15 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .200 .250 .467 .717 0 0 0 0 0
Darwin Barney 9 8 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 .375 .333 .500 .833 0 1 0 0 1
Brian Bogusevic 8 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 .167 .375 .333 .708 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rizzo 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Cody Ransom 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Travis Wood 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Dioner Navarro 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 41 35 8 2 2 0 4 5 4 .229 .317 .400 .717 0 1 0 0 1
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Generated 8/21/2013.

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