John Lannan - Washington Nationals

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Hometown: Long Beach, N.Y.
College: Siena
High School: Chaminade High School
Height/Weight: 6-4/235 lbs
Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left
Throws: Left

2011 Season: Won a career-high 10 games and posted a career-best 3.70 ERA in 33 starts for the Nationals ... reached the 30-start plateau for the 3rd time in four years ... when starting, the Nationals finished 17-16 ... was decidedly improved against left-handed batters(.211, 3 homers in 185 at-bats) compared to past (.279, 20 home runs in 517 at-bats entering '11) performance ... ranked among NL leaders in GIDPs induced(2nd, 26), games started (tied fourth, 33), ground ball-to-fly ball ratio (5th,2.17/1) and ground balls induced (10th, 327) ... was taxed by 14 unearned runs (fifth-most in NL) ... paced Washington in wins, starts, innings (184.2),batters faced (808) and pitches thrown (2938) ... tied Jordan Zimmermann for teamlead with 16 quality starts ... five home wins tied Livan Hernandez for the club lead, while 5 road victories paced Washington ... kept the ball in the ballpark, allowing only 15 home runs (10 solo) in 184.2 innings (one homerevery 12.1 innings) ... earned the win in consecutive starts just once: July 17 at ATL, July 22 at LAD ... hit first career home run, a 2nd-inning 2-run shotoff Hiroki Kuroda, in Washington's 7-2 victory on July 22 at Dodger Stadium.

Personal: John Edward Lannan ... majored in marketing and management at Siena (NY) College ... went 17-9 with a 3.56 ERA in 3 seasons at Siena ... won school record 10 games as a junior ... was named 2nd-team All-MAAC ... in final start at Siena, tossed a 5-hit shutout against Manhattan in MAAC Tournament ... is a 2002 graduate of Chaminade High School.

John Lannan Player Bio