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The Washington Nationals took the first two games of their three-game set with the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. Can they make it three-straight? Doug Fister vs Edinson Volquez. Game Time: 5:05PM; TV: MASN2; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN, 1500 AM.

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Pittsburgh Pirates
@ Washington Nationals

Sunday, August 17, 2014 5:05 EDT
Nationals Park

Doug Fister vs Edinson Volquez

WEATHER: Cloudy, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B

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) - LF

7. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

8. Michael Taylor - RF

9. Doug Fister - RHP

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Today's Lineups

PITTSBURGH PIRATES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Gregory Polanco - RF Denard Span - CF
Josh Harrison - SS Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B
Neil Walker - 2B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Russell Martin - C Adam LaRoche - 1B
Pedro Alvarez - 3B Ian Desmond - SS
Starling Marte - CF Bryce Harper - LF
Travis Snider - LF Wilson Ramos - C
Ike Davis - 1B Michael Taylor - RF
Edinson Volquez - RHP Doug Fister - RHP

• Fister vs the Pirates:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Travis Snider 13 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .154 .154 .308 0 0 0 0 0
Russell Martin 11 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 .182 .182 .273 .455 0 0 0 0 0
Neil Walker 9 8 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .500 .556 .500 1.056 0 0 0 1 0
Chris Stewart 7 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .571 .571 .714 1.286 0 0 0 0 0
Ike Davis 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Pedro Alvarez 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .600 .500 1.100 0 0 1 0 0
Starling Marte 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordy Mercer 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Nix 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Gaby Sanchez 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 1 0
Josh Harrison 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Locke 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Francisco Liriano 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 75 72 18 2 0 1 2 1 22 .250 .280 .319 .599 0 0 1 2 0
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Generated 8/17/2014.

• Volquez vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 19 16 6 2 0 1 4 3 5 .375 .474 .688 1.161 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 8 8 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .125 .125 .500 .625 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 7 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .143 .143 .571 .714 0 0 0 0 0
Asdrubal Cabrera 6 5 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 .600 .667 1.200 1.867 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250 .500 .250 .750 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rendon 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 72 63 14 2 0 4 9 9 16 .222 .319 .444 .764 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 8/17/2014.

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