Matt Wieters

#32 C / Washington Nationals / EXP: 9YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 230 lb Age: 31 College: Georgia Tech Bats/Throws S/R

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    • Wieters is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Padres, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports. Wieters is just 6-for-40 (.150) in August, so he'll get the day off after starting three of the last four games behind the dish. Jose Lobaton will start at catcher in his absence, batting eighth.

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    • Wieters is not in the lineup against the Angels on Wednesday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports. Wieters will retreat to the bench after starting the past two games behind the plate. The veteran catcher has been scuffling as of late, hitting just .170/.245/.255 over the past 15 games. In his place, Jose Lobaton draws the start while batting eighth.

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    • Wieters is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Giants, Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports. Wieters will open the day on the bench after going 0-for-4 during Saturday evening's contest against the Giants. Jose Lobaton will take over behind the plate and bat eighth.

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    • Nationals' Matt Wieters: Out of Tuesday's lineup
      By RotoWire Staff

      Wieters is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports. He takes a seat after starting the last four games. Jose Lobaton will start behind the dish and hit eighth. Wieters is hitting .214 with three home runs over his last 126 at-bats.

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    • Wieters went 1-for-3 with a homer and five RBI in Sunday's 9-4 win over the Cubs. Wieters hit a sac fly in the seventh inning then broke a 4-4 tie with a grand slam in the eighth. The former Orioles catcher has had a largely disappointing first season in Washington, and the homer was his first since June 28. Wieters' .382 slugging percentage is his lowest since 2010 while his .294 OBP hasn't been worse since 2013.

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    Stats

    YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBAVG
    2017 WAS 95 335 31 78 8 44 25 72 1 .232
    2016 BAL 124 423 48 103 17 66 32 85 1 .243
    2015 BAL 75 258 24 69 8 25 21 67 0 .267
    TOTAL 977 3,469 386 880 125 481 310 723 8

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    Next Matchup

    SituationH/ABAVGHRRBISBBBKO
    vs LAMET (CAREER) 0/0 --- 0 0 0 0 0
    vs RHP 65/282 .230 5 33 1 20 58

    Last 7 Games

    DATEOppABRHHRRBIBBKOSB
    8/19
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    8/18
    3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0
    8/17
    4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    8/16
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    8/15
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    4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
    8/13
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    4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
    8/12
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    4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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    dateOpptimeScheduled Starter
    8/20
    4:40 PM Dinelson Lamet
    8/22
    8:10 PM Charlie Morton
    8/23
    8:10 PM Mike Fiers
    8/24
    8:10 PM Dallas Keuchel
    8/25
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    7:05 PM Jacob deGrom
    8/26
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    4:05 PM Robert Gsellman
    8/27
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    1:35 PM Chris Flexen

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