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0
3
TOR
@BAL
3
2
 
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@CLE
4
5
DET
@MIN
4
2
TBR
@NYY
7
0
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@SEA
0
4
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@TEX
2
3
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@ATL
2
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@CHC
8
2
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@CIN
4
2
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@COL
3
8
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@MIA
2
1
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@SDP
2
1
 
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@SFG
2
1
WSN
@STL
0
2
Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 7:17PM
, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 38,940, Time of Game: 2:10
Nationals
0
84-74
 Lost 2 
2nd, 9½ GB
at Cardinals
2
93-65
 Won 2 
1st
W: Michael Wacha (4-1)
L: Gio Gonzalez (11-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Nationals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  0
Cardinals       0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  X    2  6  1

Washington Nationals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denard Span CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .706 14 11 -0.081 0.83 0.000 -0.081 -0.6 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 3B 3 0 1 0 1 2 .281 .827 16 9 0.049 0.84 0.083 -0.033 0.3 1 3
Jayson Werth RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .922 14 10 -0.107 1.12 0.000 -0.107 -0.8 2 0
Bryce Harper LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .865 12 9 -0.090 1.26 0.000 -0.090 -0.7 3 0
Ian Desmond SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .284 .796 17 11 -0.064 0.83 0.000 -0.064 -0.5 0 4
Adam LaRoche 1B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .236 .735 17 11 0.070 0.74 0.081 -0.010 0.4 8 2
Wilson Ramos C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .785 9 6 -0.170 1.52 0.000 -0.170 -1.1 8 0 GDP
Anthony Rendon 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .714 10 7 -0.058 0.78 0.000 -0.058 -0.4 1 4
Gio Gonzalez P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .089 .281 5 4 -0.030 0.62 0.000 -0.030 -0.2 1 1
   Drew Storen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Lombardozzi PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .619 4 2 -0.034 1.38 0.000 -0.034 -0.2
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 2 9 .036 .136 118 80 -0.515 0.97 0.164 -0.677 -3.9 24 14
TB: R Zimmerman.
GIDP: W Ramos (11).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matt Carpenter 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .324 .886 14 8 -0.005 0.43 0.026 -0.031 -0.2 2 3 2B
Shane Robinson LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .248 .669 13 7 0.092 0.63 0.120 -0.028 0.5 3 0
Carlos Beltran RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .299 .837 11 8 -0.005 0.49 0.022 -0.028 -0.1 2 0 2B
Matt Adams 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .282 .831 16 9 -0.006 0.73 0.032 -0.038 -0.0 8 0
Yadier Molina C 3 0 1 1 0 0 .315 .827 8 5 0.084 0.86 0.115 -0.031 0.8 9 0 2B
David Freese 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .718 12 9 -0.026 0.56 0.000 -0.026 -0.4 0 1
Jon Jay CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .710 17 11 -0.072 0.52 0.005 -0.076 -0.9 2 0 CS
Pete Kozma SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .216 .543 14 10 -0.046 0.61 0.000 -0.046 -0.6 1 4
Michael Wacha P 3 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .286 15 11 -0.031 0.42 0.000 -0.031 -0.5 0 0
   Trevor Rosenthal P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 6 2 0 7 .207 .517 120 78 -0.015 0.58 0.320 -0.335 -1.5 27 8
2B: Y Molina (42, off G Gonzalez); M Carpenter (55, off G Gonzalez); C Beltran (30, off G Gonzalez).
TB: Y Molina 2; C Beltran 2; M Carpenter 2; J Jay; S Robinson; M Adams.
RBI: Y Molina (73); S Robinson (15).
2-out RBI: S Robinson.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Kozma-M Carpenter-M Adams.
E: M Carpenter (12).
Baserunning
CS: J Jay (4, 2nd base by G Gonzalez POCS).

Washington Nationals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gio Gonzalez, L (11-8) 7 6 2 2 0 6 0 3.36 26 110 72 43 10 19 11 9 5 0 63 0.003 0.62 1.1
Drew Storen 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.60 3 12 7 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.4
Team Totals 8 6 2 2 0 7 0 2.25 29 122 79 47 10 22 12 10 5 0 63 0 0 0.014 0.58 1.5

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Michael Wacha, W (4-1) 8.2 1 0 0 2 9 0 2.78 29 112 77 45 10 22 9 9 5 0 89 0.483 0.95 3.7
Trevor Rosenthal, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70 1 6 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.032 1.18 0.2
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 2 9 0 0.00 30 118 80 46 10 24 10 9 5 0 89 1 0 0.515 0.97 3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: G Gonzalez (2; J Jay, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Jeff Kellogg, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Chad Fairchild.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 8mph from Right to Left, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Washington Nationals         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Denard Span CF 1 Matt Carpenter 2B
2 Ryan Zimmerman 3B 2 Shane Robinson LF
3 Jayson Werth RF 3 Carlos Beltran RF
4 Bryce Harper LF 4 Matt Adams 1B
5 Ian Desmond SS 5 Yadier Molina C
6 Adam LaRoche 1B 6 David Freese 3B
7 Wilson Ramos C 7 Jon Jay CF
8 Anthony Rendon 2B 8 Pete Kozma SS
9 Gio Gonzalez P 9 Michael Wacha P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  R STL S. Robinson G. Gonzalez 12% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Carpenter Scores
t8 0-2 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO WSN W. Ramos M. Wacha 12% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  R STL Y. Molina G. Gonzalez 11% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Adams Scores
t8 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  WSN A. LaRoche M. Wacha -7% 82% Walk
t7 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  WSN R. Zimmerman M. Wacha -6% 78% Walk

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Nationals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN D. Span M. Wacha 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN R. Zimmerman M. Wacha 1% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O WSN J. Werth M. Wacha 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Carpenter G. Gonzalez -2% 52% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL S. Robinson G. Gonzalez -1% 51% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  STL C. Beltran G. Gonzalez 2% 53% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O STL M. Adams G. Gonzalez -3% 50% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Nationals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O WSN B. Harper M. Wacha 2% 52% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  O WSN I. Desmond M. Wacha 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN A. LaRoche M. Wacha 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina G. Gonzalez -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O STL D. Freese G. Gonzalez -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. Jay G. Gonzalez -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Nationals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O WSN W. Ramos M. Wacha 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN A. Rendon M. Wacha 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN G. Gonzalez M. Wacha 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O STL P. Kozma G. Gonzalez -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Wacha G. Gonzalez -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  STL M. Carpenter G. Gonzalez 3% 54% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b3 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  R STL S. Robinson G. Gonzalez 12% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Carpenter Scores
b3 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL C. Beltran G. Gonzalez -2% 64% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN D. Span M. Wacha 3% 67% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O WSN R. Zimmerman M. Wacha 2% 68% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O WSN J. Werth M. Wacha 1% 70% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  STL M. Adams G. Gonzalez 3% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b4 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  R STL Y. Molina G. Gonzalez 11% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Adams Scores
b4 2-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Freese G. Gonzalez -0% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B; Molina to 3B
b4 2-0 1 --3 9,(3-2)  O STL J. Jay G. Gonzalez -5% 79% Fielder's Choice 2B; Molina out at Hm/2B-C
b4 2-0 2 1-- 2,(1-1)  O STL P. Kozma G. Gonzalez -1% 77% Jay Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-1B-3B-P-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 5th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN B. Harper M. Wacha 3% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t5 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN I. Desmond M. Wacha 2% 82% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-2 2 --- 8,(2-2)  WSN A. LaRoche M. Wacha -2% 80% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O WSN W. Ramos M. Wacha 3% 83% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 8-9-1
b5 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL P. Kozma G. Gonzalez -1% 82% Flyball: RF
b5 2-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL M. Wacha G. Gonzalez -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. Carpenter G. Gonzalez -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 8-9-1
t6 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN A. Rendon M. Wacha 3% 83% Lineout: SS
t6 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN G. Gonzalez M. Wacha 2% 85% Lineout: LF
t6 0-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN D. Span M. Wacha 1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 2-3-4
b6 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Robinson G. Gonzalez -1% 85% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b6 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL C. Beltran G. Gonzalez -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL M. Adams G. Gonzalez -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 2-3-4
t7 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  WSN R. Zimmerman M. Wacha -6% 78% Walk
t7 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O WSN J. Werth M. Wacha 5% 83% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
t7 0-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O WSN B. Harper M. Wacha 4% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O WSN I. Desmond M. Wacha 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Nationals' Gio Gonzalez facing 5-6-7
b7 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina G. Gonzalez -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b7 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. Freese G. Gonzalez -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b7 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  STL J. Jay G. Gonzalez 0% 89% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 2-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O STL P. Kozma G. Gonzalez -1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 8th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 6-7-8
t8 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  WSN A. LaRoche M. Wacha -7% 82% Walk
t8 0-2 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO WSN W. Ramos M. Wacha 12% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN A. Rendon M. Wacha 1% 95% Lineout: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Nationals' Drew Storen facing 9-1-2
Drew Storen replaces Gio Gonzalez pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL M. Wacha D. Storen -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Carpenter D. Storen -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b8 2-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL S. Robinson D. Storen -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 9th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Michael Wacha facing 9-1-2
Steve Lombardozzi pinch hits for Drew Storen (P) batting 9th
t9 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O WSN S. Lombardozzi M. Wacha 3% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-2 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O WSN D. Span M. Wacha 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  WSN R. Zimmerman M. Wacha -2% 97% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
Trevor Rosenthal replaces Michael Wacha pitching and batting 9th
t9 0-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  WSN J. Werth T. Rosenthal -0% 97% Defensive Indifference; Zimmerman to 2B
t9 0-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O WSN J. Werth T. Rosenthal 3% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
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