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The Washington Nationals try to make it two straight vs the St. Louis Cardinals and five of the last six overall. Doug Fister vs John Lackey at 7:05 PM EDT. TV: MASN, ESPN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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St. Louis Cardinals
@ Washington Nationals

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Doug Fister vs John Lackey

WEATHER: Sunny, 63°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

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

3. The WereWerth - LF

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

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

6. Yunel Escobar - 3B

7. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

8. #NRSOD - 3B

9. Doug "Groundball Machine" Fister - RHP

• LINKS:

Nats vs Cards: Series Preview - Oppo research
Nationals vs Cardinals: Series preview [infographic]
Nationals 2-1 over Cards on Yunel Escobar's walk-off HR

Complete Coverage >


• For a St. Louis Cardinals fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Cards site: Viva El Birdos

Today's Lineups

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Matt Carpenter - 3B Denard Span - CF
Jason Heyward - RF Ian Desmond - SS
Matt Holliday - LF Jayson Werth - LF
Matt Adams - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Jhonny Peralta - SS Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Jon Jay - CF Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yadier Molina - C Wilson Ramos - C
Kolten Wong - 2B Danny Espinosa - 2B
John Lackey - RHP Doug Fister - RHP

Fister vs the Cardinals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Mark Reynolds 13 13 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 .231 .231 .462 .692 0 0 0 0 0
Jhonny Peralta 12 12 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 1
Peter Bourjos 10 8 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .500 .556 .625 1.181 1 0 0 1 0
Jason Heyward 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Adams 3 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Carpenter 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tony Cruz 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .500 .333 2.000 2.333 0 1 0 0 0
Jon Jay 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Kolten Wong 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Total 59 53 15 1 1 3 7 3 7 .283 .328 .509 .837 1 1 0 1 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/22/2015.

Lackey 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 31 27 11 3 0 0 2 3 5 .407 .452 .519 .970 0 1 0 0 0
Reed Johnson 13 13 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .154 .154 .231 .385 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Total 47 43 14 4 0 0 3 3 5 .326 .362 .419 .780 0 1 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/22/2015.

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