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Game Thread 8/9: Braves vs. Nationals

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Winning streak…let's make it happen!!

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Jayson Werth is starting for the Nats in right. God be with him as he tries to avoid the outfield wall.

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ATLANTA BRAVES
Denard Span - CF B.J. Upton - CF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Tommy La Stella - 2B
Jayson Werth - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B
Adam LaRoche - 1B Justin Upton - LF
Ian Desmond - SS Jason Heyward - RF
Bryce Harper - LF Evan Gattis - C
Wilson Ramos - C Chris Johnson - 3B
Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Emilio Bonifacio - SS
Tanner Roark - RHP Aaron Harang - RHP

Remember what Lou Brown said, two in a row is a "winning streak". Let's make it so!

Roark's pitch usage - 2014

Fourseam Sinker Slider Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 15% 52% 2% 13% 18%
First Pitch 14% 57% 0% 14% 16%
Batter Ahead 17% 58% 0% 4% 21%
Even 15% 50% 1% 16% 18%
Pitcher Ahead 13% 49% 4% 17% 16%
Two Strikes 15% 45% 4% 21% 15%
RHH
All Counts 15% 46% 30% 7% 1%
First Pitch 15% 49% 30% 6% 0%
Batter Ahead 16% 58% 21% 2% 2%
Even 15% 44% 33% 7% 1%
Pitcher Ahead 15% 40% 33% 10% 2%
Two Strikes 18% 42% 26% 11% 3%

via brooksbaseball.net

Something tells me he's a ground ball pitcher...