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20 Ian Desmond SS

Washington Nationals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
90%68%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
2897.22523332
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014WAS15459373151249146183245.313.430.255
2015WAS742893365723158522.269.356.225

Player Updates

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Nationals SS Ian Desmond hits two-run blast in loss
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond hit a two-run home run in Sunday's loss to the Phillies.

The home run, which came in the fourth inning off Phillies starter Severini Gonzalez, was Desmond's seventh of the season. He finished the game 1 for 3 with two RBI.

Over his last five games, Desmond is hitting .278 with two home runs and five RBI.

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Jose Lobaton replaces Wilson Ramos in Nationals' skeleton lineup
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos gets a rest on Saturday as Jose Lobaton gets the start behind the plate. 

Lobaton starts for the 18th time and second time in the last nine games. 

With the lineup shuffling resulting from three other Nationals players sitting out due to injury, Saturday's lineup features just one regular --shortstop Ian Desmond

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Nationals SS Ian Desmond pops two-run home run on Thursday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond broke out of his prolonged slump in a big way on Thursday. Desmond went 2 for 4, including a two-run home run, his sixth of the year, in the second inning of the 6-0 victory over the Braves. It was his first home run since June 7.

Desmond, who also scored twice, had been hitting a lowly .108 (4 for 37) with 16 strikeouts over his previous 10 games entering play on Thursday. 

"He stayed on a fastball away and hit it over the fence," manager Matt Williams said, per MLB.com. "I'm happy for him that he was able to hit that homer. The ball back through the middle are really good signs. It means he's staying on it and seeing it good. I hope that'll get him hot and get him rolling."

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Nationals bench Ian Desmond again Tuesday night
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Scuffling Nationals third baseman Ian Desmond has been given Tuesday night off against Atlanta. It marks his second benching in the last four games and third in the last 11 after he had started every previous game this season.

Matt Williams has stated that Desmond was benched Tuesday because he didn't get as much of a chance to sit over the weekend.

Desmond has shown signs of emerging from his slump with four hits in his last five games. But he is batting .118 (6-for-51) since June 6.

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Yunel Escobar scratched from Nationals' lineup with illness
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Third baseman Yunel Escobar was a late scratch from the Nationals' lineup on Saturday. 

Escobar was suffering from a stomach bug. He was replaced in the lineup by Ian Desmond

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Shortstops 19 18 35.50
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Atlanta3151 .250 .258 .161
vs Hamels (Career)53111 .396.214.208
vs LHP59141 .286 .356 .237
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
6/20PIT3000000
6/21PIT4110001
6/24ATL3000110
6/25ATL4221200
6/26@PHI4010000
6/28@PHI5010000
6/28@PHI3111210
Two Week Schedule
JUNE /JULY
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28
@Phi
W3-2
L5-8
29
30
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
1
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
2
@Atl
7:10 pm
Tickets
3
SF
6:05 pm
Tickets
4
SF
11:05 am
Tickets
5
SF
8:08 pm
Tickets
6
Cin
7:05 pm
Tickets
7
Cin
7:05 pm
Tickets
8
Cin
7:05 pm
Tickets
9
10
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
11
@Balt
7:15 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
6

29

4

11

12

13

19

7

10

-3

7

19

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009WAS218292341251410 .318 .561 .280
2010WAS15452559141106528109175 .308 .392 .269
2011WAS15458465148849351392510 .298 .358 .253
2012WAS13051372150257330113216 .335 .511 .292
2013WAS15860077168208043145216 .331 .453 .280
2014WAS15459373151249146183245 .313 .430 .255
2015WAS742893365723158522 .269 .356 .225
Total 84531863888469839320278811134 .312 .425 .266
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009WAS2B5526121222 .923
2009WASSS1714843743414 .952
2009WASOF11330001.000
2010WASSS1491366372213823487 .947
2010WASOF1000000 ---
2011WASSS1521466862264372385 .966
2012WASSS1281264921713061565 .970
2013WASSS1581587002344462096 .971
2014WASSS1541546432034162482 .963
2015WASSS73733211091951746 .947
Total  834813359212162237139477 .961
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2009WAS724611002
2010WAS27420679539
2011WAS275209511429
2012WAS332262103117
2013WAS383272525316
2014WAS263255306017
2015WAS17010313303
Total 175191353232626973
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2012WAS51927000300 .368 .421 .368
2014WAS41823001610 .211 .167 .167
Total 937410001910 .289 .297 .270
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004 R-Expos5521628491101271040133 .272 .292 .227
2004 A-Vermont412230011--201 .308 .500 .250
2005 A-Potomac5521937561333152153136 .325 .384 .256
2005 A-Savannah7329637731024231360206 .291 .334 .247
2006 AA-Harrisburg37121822410353541 .214 .231 .182
2006 A-Potomac9236550892029452979148 .313 .384 .244
2007 A-Potomac12945869121304134557992711 .357 .432 .264
2008 AA-Harrisburg93323428114012443178128 .318 .406 .251
2008 R-Nationals313151002--230 .385 .462 .385
2009AA-Harrisburg4217029521216181640134 .372 .494 .306
2009AAA-Syracuse551782563122114203181 .428 .461 .354
Total 6382371328614127155023720251912749 .314 .388 .259
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/215
Birthdate:
9/20/1985
Age:
29
Hometown:
Sarasota, FL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Washington Nationals
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
7
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