clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Washington Nationals vs St. Louis Cardinals: GameThread 16 of 162

New, 88 comments

The Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals wrap up their three-game set in the nation's capital in this afternoon's 4:05 PM matchup in Nationals Park. Max Scherzer vs Michael Wacha. TV: MASN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

Rob Carr/Getty Images


Next Game

St. Louis Cardinals
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Michael Wacha

WEATHER: Sunny, 63°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

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

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

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

5. Clint "Mr." Robinson - LF

6. Yunel Escobar - 3B

7. Jose "Ice Cream Man" Lobaton - C

8. #NRSOD - 2B

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Nats vs Cards: Series Preview - Oppo research
Nationals vs Cardinals: Series preview [infographic]
Cardinals blow big lead, but beat Nats, 7-5

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 Bryce Harper - RF
Matt Adams - 1B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Jhonny Peralta - SS Clint Robinson - LF
Kolten Wong - 2B Yunel Escobar - 3B
Jon Jay - CF Jose Lobaton - C
Tony Cruz - C Danny Espinosa - 2B
Michael Wacha - RHP Max Scherzer - RHP

Scherzer 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 15 14 1 0 0 0 1 1 7 .071 .133 .071 .205 0 0 0 0 1
Peter Bourjos 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Yadier Molina 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Adam Wainwright 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Total 25 23 2 1 0 0 3 1 12 .087 .125 .130 .255 1 0 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/23/2015.

Wacha vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 1
Bryce Harper 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Yunel Escobar 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Total 31 29 4 0 0 0 0 2 12 .138 .194 .138 .331 0 0 0 0 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/23/2015.

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?