Thomson ReutersJuly 12, 2013 12:39
RHP Stephen Strasburg, Friday's starter, has won his last two decisions, most recently beating San Diego 11-7 on Sunday. He went six innings in that one, allowing seven hits and four runs while striking out nine and walking two. He fired seven shutout innings to beat the Marlins earlier this year and in his career he is 5-2 with a 2.77 ERA in 10 career starts against Miami.
1B Adam LaRoche was 0-for-4 Thursday and went 1-for-15 in the four-game series against the Phillies. LaRoche is hitting .249 this season, with 13 homers and 41 RBIs.