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The Washington Nationals start a three-game set with the Boston Red Sox at 3:05 PM EDT this afternoon with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound against Sox' starter Rick Porcello in the series opener. TV: MASN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ Boston Red Sox

Monday, April 13, 2015 3:05 PM EDT
Fenway Park

Jordan Zimmermann vs Rick Porcello

WEATHER: Sunny, 68°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Michael "It's Michael Taylor Time" Taylor - CF

2. Yunel Escobar- 3B

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

4. The WereWerth - LF

5. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 1B (Word.)

6. Clint "Mr." Robinson - DH (?)

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

8. Jose "Ice Cream Man" Lobaton - C

9. #NRSOD - 2B

10. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals at Red Sox: Series Preview [Infographic]
Wire Taps: Nationals reinstate Jayson Werth, option Matt den Dekker to Triple-A
Nationals Series Preview: Oppo research on Sox

Complete Coverage >


• For a Boston Red Sox Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Red Sox site: Over the Monster

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS BOSTON RED SOX
Michael Taylor - CF Mookie Betts - CF
Yunel Escobar - 3B Dustin Pedroia - 2B
Bryce Harper - RF David Ortiz - DH
Jayson Werth - LF Hanley Ramirez - LF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Pablo Sandoval - 3B
Clint Robinson - DH Mike Napoli - 1B
Ian Desmond - SS Shane Victorino - RF
Jose Lobaton - C Xander Bogaerts - SS
Danny Espinosa - 2B Sandy Leon - C
Jordan Zimmermann - RHP Rick Porcello - RHP

Porcello vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Yunel Escobar 9 8 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 6 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Uggla 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Total 21 19 4 0 0 0 4 2 4 .211 .286 .211 .496 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 4/13/2015.

Zimmermann vs the Red Sox:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Hanley Ramirez 28 25 10 2 0 1 6 2 4 .400 .464 .600 1.064 0 0 0 1 1
Pablo Sandoval 17 16 6 1 0 0 0 1 2 .375 .412 .438 .849 0 0 0 0 0
Shane Victorino 17 15 4 3 0 0 2 2 2 .267 .353 .467 .820 0 0 0 0 1
Allen Craig 13 11 4 0 0 1 1 2 1 .364 .462 .636 1.098 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Hanigan 11 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .545 .545 .636 1.182 0 0 0 0 0
Dustin Pedroia 7 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .167 .286 .167 .452 0 0 0 0 0
David Ortiz 6 5 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 .400 .333 1.200 1.533 0 1 0 0 0
Wade Miley 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 101 91 33 8 0 3 12 8 14 .363 .416 .549 .965 0 1 0 1 2
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Generated 4/13/2015.

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