clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates: GameThread 121 of 162

New, 218 comments

The Washington Nationals took the series opener from the Pittsburgh Pirates. They try to make it two straight vs the Bucs and five straight overall tonight. Gio Gonzalez vs Jeff Locke. 7:05 PM EDT. TV: WUSA9, MASN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN, 1500 AM.

Win McNamee


Next Game

Pittsburgh Pirates
@ Washington Nationals

Saturday, August 16, 2014 7:05 EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Jeff Locke

WEATHER: Cloudy, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Kevin "No-Look" Frandsen - LF

3. #RENDONISREADY- 3B

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

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

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

7. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

8. "Right Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

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

• LINKS:

Complete Coverage >


• For A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Pirates Site: Bucs Dugout.

Today's Lineups

PITTSBURGH PIRATES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Josh Harrison - SS Denard Span - CF
Gregory Polanco - RF Kevin Frandsen - LF
Russell Martin - C Anthony Rendon - 3B
Starling Marte - CF Adam LaRoche - 1B
Gaby Sanchez - 1B Ian Desmond - SS
Pedro Alvarez - 3B Bryce Harper - RF
Jayson Nix - 2B Wilson Ramos - C
Travis Snider - LF Danny Espinosa - 2B
Jeff Locke - LHP Gio Gonzalez - LHP

• Gonzalez vs the Pirates:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Russell Martin 14 9 3 1 0 0 1 4 3 .333 .571 .444 1.016 0 0 0 1 0
Jayson Nix 14 11 4 0 0 1 3 2 5 .364 .429 .636 1.065 0 1 0 0 0
Ike Davis 13 12 4 1 0 1 2 1 4 .333 .385 .667 1.051 0 0 0 0 0
Gaby Sanchez 9 8 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .500 .556 .500 1.056 0 0 0 0 1
Starling Marte 7 6 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 .167 .286 .667 .952 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Harrison 6 6 4 0 0 2 5 0 1 .667 .667 1.667 2.333 0 0 0 0 0
Michael Martinez 6 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 1
Jordy Mercer 6 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 .600 .667 1.000 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Pedro Alvarez 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .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
Vance Worley 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 86 74 24 4 0 5 13 10 23 .324 .407 .581 .988 0 1 0 1 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/16/2014.

• Locke vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Scott Hairston 5 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .250 .200 .500 .700 0 1 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Doug Fister 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .500 0 1 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Stephen Strasburg 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 22 18 4 2 0 0 4 1 5 .222 .227 .333 .561 0 3 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/16/2014.

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

• Who's Watching The Nationals?