Nationals-Giants discussion thread: Game 119

August 14, 2013

(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

The Nationals are riding a four-game winning steak and they send Jordan Zimmermann (13-6, 3.10 ERA) to the mound. The right-hander, for all his consistency, has not been of late. He has punched up a 6.75 ERA in 18 2/3 innings over his four starts since the all-star break. That is a small sample size, but workhorse Zimmermann hasn’t reached the fifth inning in two of those starts. His opponent, Tim Lincecum (6-11, 4.18 ERA), has been better of late. He has a 3.86 ERA over his past four starts since the all-star break. His start before the all-star break was a no-hitter against the Padres. The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game here.

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010 and, prior to covering the Nationals, covered high school sports across the region.
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