Letters in the Washington Nationals Lineup

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Starts with A on 4/21/1996, vs PIT, 3 (Alou, Alvarez, Andrews)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 5/14/1996, at LAN, 3 (Alou, Alvarez, Andrews)
Contains A on 6/6/1971, at SDN, 9 (Bailey, Bateman, Boccabella, Brand, Laboy, Mashore, Staub, Strohmayer, Sutherland)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 6/27/2009, at BAL, 9 (Bard, Belliard, Gonzalez, Guzman, Harris, Kearns, Martis, Willingham, Zimmerman)
Ends with A on 9/17/1986, vs PIT, 4 (Galarraga, Rivera, Sebra, Tejada)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 6/10/2004, at KCA, 4 (Batista, Cabrera, Ohka, Rivera)
Starts with B on 8/18/1970, at CIN, 4 (Bailey, Bateman, Boccabella, Brand)
  on 21 occasions, most recently on 8/14/2008, vs NYN, 4 (Balester, Belliard, Bonifacio, Boone)
Contains B on 8/18/1970, at CIN, 6 (Bailey, Bateman, Boccabella, Brand, Laboy, Staub)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 6/15/1971, vs SDN, 6 (Bailey, Bateman, Boccabella, Britton, Staub, Swoboda)
Ends with B on 4/8/1969, at NYN, 1 (Staub)
  on 488 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1979, at PIT, 1 (Staub)
Starts with C on 9/19/2002, at FLO, 5 (Cabrera, Carroll, Cepicky, Chavez, Colon)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 4/25/2004, vs PHI, 5 (Cabrera, Calloway, Carroll, Cepicky, Chavez)
Contains C on 6/14/2003, at OAK, 7 (Cabrera, Calloway, Carroll, Chavez, Macias, Schneider, Tucker)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/27/2003, vs ATL, 7 (Cabrera, Calloway, Carroll, Chavez, Cordero, Macias, Schneider)
Starts with D on 10/3/2009, at ATL, 4 (Desmond, Detwiler, Dukes, Dunn)
Contains D on 5/9/2010, vs FLO, 6 (Bernadina, Desmond, Dunn, Hernandez, Kennedy, Rodriguez)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 8/28/2010, vs SLN, 6 (Bernadina, Desmond, Dunn, Hernandez, Kennedy, Rodriguez)
Ends with D on 6/17/1969, at SLN, 3 (Brand, Reed, Sutherland)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 7/10/1971, at PHI, 3 (Brand, McDonald, Sutherland)
Starts with E on 4/23/1987, vs PHI, 1 (Engle)
  on 106 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, at NYN, 1 (Espinosa)
Contains E on 6/23/1998, at TOR, 10 (Andrews, Fullmer, Grudzielanek, Guerrero, McGuire, Mordecai, Santangelo, Vazquez, White, Widger)
Ends with E on 5/10/1980, vs NYN, 5 (Cromartie, Lee, LeFlore, Office, Valentine)
Starts with F on 7/22/1976, vs ATL, 4 (Foli, Foote, Frias, Fryman)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 6/7/1995, at LAN, 4 (Fassero, Fletcher, Foley, Frazier)
Contains F on 7/22/1976, vs ATL, 4 (Foli, Foote, Frias, Fryman)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 6/7/1995, at LAN, 4 (Fassero, Fletcher, Foley, Frazier)
Ends with F on 10/2/1983, at NYN, 1 (Roof)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 10/1/1990, vs SLN, 1 (Goff)
Starts with G on 8/22/1989, vs LAN, 4 (Galarraga, Garcia, Grissom, Gross)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/27/1990, vs CHN, 4 (Galarraga, Gardner, Goff, Grissom)
Contains G on 5/4/1997, at SDN, 8 (Bullinger, Grudzielanek, Guerrero, Lansing, Rodriguez, Segui, Strange, Widger)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 8/12/1997, at SDN, 8 (Bullinger, Grudzielanek, Guerrero, Lansing, Rodriguez, Santangelo, Segui, Widger)
Ends with G on 4/6/2007, vs ARI, 2 (Snelling, Young)
  on 28 occasions, most recently on 7/11/2008, vs HOU, 2 (Redding, Young)
Starts with H on 9/22/1971, vs PHI, 3 (Hacker, Humphrey, Hunt)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/19/1998, vs PIT, 3 (Hermanson, Holbert, Hubbard)
Contains H on 4/27/1985, vs SLN, 5 (Hesketh, Shines, Wallach, Washington, Wohlford)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 5/19/2005, vs MIL, 5 (Church, Hammonds, Hernandez, Johnson, Schneider)
Ends with H on 8/19/1977, vs ATL, 3 (Cash, Holdsworth, Parrish)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1977, at PHI, 3 (Cash, Holdsworth, Parrish)
Starts with I on 4/4/2000, vs LAN, 1 (Irabu)
  on 44 occasions, most recently on 10/2/2004, at NYN, 1 (Izturis)
Contains I on 8/3/1976, at NYN, 8 (Foli, Kirby, Mackanin, Parrish, Rivera, Valentine, White, Williams)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 8/28/1997, at SLN, 8 (Grudzielanek, Lansing, McGuire, Paniagua, Segui, Vidro, White, Widger)
Ends with I on 7/22/1995, at PIT, 2 (Segui, Silvestri)
  on 40 occasions, most recently on 7/4/2002, at PHI, 2 (Mordecai, Yoshii)
Starts with J on 4/10/1969, at NYN, 2 (Jaster, Jones)
  on 43 occasions, most recently on 8/9/2006, vs FLO, 2 (Jackson, Johnson)
Contains J on 4/10/1969, at NYN, 2 (Jaster, Jones)
  on 44 occasions, most recently on 8/9/2006, vs FLO, 2 (Jackson, Johnson)
Starts with K on 4/17/1976, at SLN, 1 (Kirby)
  on 572 occasions, most recently on 10/2/2010, at NYN, 1 (Kennedy)
Contains K on 6/22/1976, at PHI, 3 (Kirby, Mackanin, Roenicke)
  on 23 occasions, most recently on 9/20/2009, at NYN, 3 (Burke, Dukes, Mock)
Ends with K on 4/1/1997, vs SLN, 2 (Grudzielanek, Orsulak)
  on 33 occasions, most recently on 9/26/2007, at NYN, 2 (Bacsik, Fick)
Starts with L on 9/28/2006, vs PHI, 3 (Logan, Lombard, Lopez)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 7/25/2008, at LAN, 3 (Lannan, Lo Duca, Lopez)
Contains L on 5/2/1993, at SFN, 9 (Alou, Bolick, Bottenfield, Colbrunn, DeShields, Fletcher, Lansing, Vander Wal, Walker)
Ends with L on 4/25/1992, at SLN, 2 (Hill, Vander Wal)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 7/9/2004, vs PIT, 2 (Carroll, Hill)
Starts with M on 6/18/1999, at HOU, 4 (Martinez, McGuire, Merced, Mordecai)
Contains M on 5/27/2010, at SFN, 7 (Desmond, Guzman, Maldonado, Maxwell, Stammen, Willingham, Zimmerman)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 7/23/2010, at MIL, 7 (Desmond, Guzman, Morgan, Morse, Stammen, Willingham, Zimmerman)
Ends with M on 4/8/1985, at CIN, 1 (Winningham)
  on 1341 occasions, most recently on 8/15/2010, vs ARI, 1 (Willingham)
Starts with N on 8/25/1990, vs SDN, 3 (Nabholz, Nixon, Noboa)
Contains N on 6/18/2009, at NYA, 9 (Dunn, Guzman, Hernandez, Johnson, Kearns, Nieves, Patterson, Stammen, Zimmerman)
  on 23 occasions, most recently on 7/18/2010, at FLO, 9 (Bernadina, Dunn, Guzman, Kennedy, Morgan, Nieves, Stammen, Willingham, Zimmerman)
Ends with N on 8/9/2005, at HOU, 6 (Guzman, Johnson, Patterson, Watson, Wilkerson, Wilson)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 7/27/2009, at MIL, 6 (Dunn, Guzman, Johnson, Morgan, Stammen, Zimmerman)
Starts with O on 5/11/2002, vs SFN, 2 (O'Leary, Ohka)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 9/12/2002, vs NYN, 2 (O'Leary, Ohka)
Contains O on 9/11/2000, at PHI, 8 (de la Rosa, Guerrero, Guerrero, Johnson, Jones, Mordecai, Seguignol, Vidro)
Ends with O on 8/2/1995, vs FLO, 4 (Cordero, Fassero, Santangelo, Tarasco)
  on 32 occasions, most recently on 9/27/2006, vs PHI, 4 (Astacio, Castro, Soriano, Vidro)
Starts with P on 5/6/1978, at CIN, 3 (Papi, Parrish, Perez)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1979, vs PHI, 3 (Palmer, Parrish, Perez)
Contains P on 7/26/1978, at HOU, 4 (Papi, Parrish, Perez, Speier)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1979, vs PHI, 4 (Palmer, Parrish, Perez, Speier)
Ends with P on 8/9/1974, at HOU, 1 (Northrup)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 9/4/1974, at SLN, 1 (Northrup)
Starts with Q on 4/26/1970, at SFN, 1 (Qualls)
Contains Q on 9/25/1999, vs ATL, 2 (Coquillette, Vazquez)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/15/2000, vs NYN, 2 (Coquillette, Vazquez)
Starts with R on 10/2/1983, at NYN, 4 (Raines, Ramos, Rogers, Roof)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/17/1984, at SDN, 4 (Raines, Ramos, Rogers, Rose)
Contains R on 8/31/1993, at COL, 9 (Berry, Cordero, Fletcher, Grissom, Heredia, Marrero, Ready, Vander Wal, Walker)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 4/11/2004, vs NYN, 9 (Bergeron, Cabrera, Carroll, Everett, Hernandez, Rivera, Schneider, Vidro, Wilkerson)
Ends with R on 7/28/1975, at CHN, 4 (Biittner, Blair, Carter, Dwyer)
  on 30 occasions, most recently on 7/3/1994, at SFN, 4 (Fletcher, Frazier, Rueter, Walker)
Starts with S on 6/16/1971, vs SDN, 4 (Staub, Stoneman, Sutherland, Swoboda)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 8/14/1997, at LAN, 4 (Santangelo, Segui, Stankiewicz, Strange)
Contains S on 5/2/1981, vs LAN, 7 (Dawson, Parrish, Raines, Ramos, Sanderson, Scott, Speier)
  on 19 occasions, most recently on 8/15/2006, vs ATL, 7 (Astacio, Castro, Escobar, Johnson, Kearns, Schneider, Soriano)
Ends with S on 7/7/1974, vs LAN, 4 (Carrithers, Frias, Morales, Woods)
  on 52 occasions, most recently on 6/16/2009, at NYA, 4 (Dukes, Kearns, Martis, Nieves)
Starts with T on 5/27/1972, at CHN, 2 (Torres, Torrez)
  on 38 occasions, most recently on 5/9/2002, vs COL, 2 (Tatis, Truby)
Contains T on 5/17/1979, at SLN, 7 (Carter, Cromartie, Schatzeder, Scott, Solaita, Valentine, White)
Ends with T on 9/7/1973, vs NYN, 2 (Hunt, Scott)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/23/2005, vs NYN, 2 (Bennett, Short)
Starts with U on 7/21/1976, vs ATL, 1 (Unser)
  on 177 occasions, most recently on 8/21/1996, at SDN, 1 (Urbina)
Contains U on 7/1/1997, at TOR, 6 (Grudzielanek, Guerrero, Juden, McGuire, Rodriguez, Segui)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1999, vs ATL, 6 (Blum, Coquillette, Guerrero, Guerrero, Seguignol, Vazquez)
Ends with U on 8/14/1996, vs HOU, 2 (Alou, Schu)
Starts with V on 6/25/2003, vs PIT, 3 (Vazquez, Vidro, Vitiello)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/7/2003, vs FLO, 3 (Vazquez, Vidro, Vitiello)
Contains V on 6/7/1998, at TBA, 4 (Livingstone, Stovall, Vazquez, Vidro)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 6/18/2004, vs CHA, 4 (Everett, Rivera, Vargas, Vidro)
Starts with W on 8/3/1985, at PIT, 4 (Wallach, Washington, Webster, Wohlford)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/23/1986, at NYN, 4 (Wallach, Webster, Winningham, Wright)
Contains W on 8/3/1985, at PIT, 6 (Dawson, Law, Wallach, Washington, Webster, Wohlford)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 8/16/1986, vs CHN, 6 (Dawson, Law, Newman, Wallach, Webster, Wohlford)
Ends with W on 6/13/1969, at SFN, 1 (Shaw)
  on 365 occasions, most recently on 7/6/2003, at ATL, 1 (Drew)
Contains X on 7/19/1973, at CIN, 1 (Cox)
  on 308 occasions, most recently on 10/2/2010, at NYN, 1 (Maxwell)
Ends with X on 7/19/1973, at CIN, 1 (Cox)
  on 95 occasions, most recently on 6/16/2004, vs MIN, 1 (Fox)
Starts with Y on 8/5/1982, at PHI, 1 (Youngblood)
  on 304 occasions, most recently on 7/11/2008, vs HOU, 1 (Young)
Contains Y on 6/29/1972, at PIT, 6 (Bailey, Day, Fairey, Fairly, Humphrey, McAnally)
Ends with Y on 6/29/1972, at PIT, 6 (Bailey, Day, Fairey, Fairly, Humphrey, McAnally)
Starts with Z on 4/20/2009, vs ATL, 2 (Zimmerman, Zimmermann)
  on 21 occasions, most recently on 9/18/2010, at PHI, 2 (Zimmerman, Zimmermann)
Contains Z on 5/27/1995, vs LAN, 4 (Frazier, Grudzielanek, Perez, Rodriguez)
  on 53 occasions, most recently on 8/23/2010, vs CHN, 4 (Gonzalez, Hernandez, Rodriguez, Zimmerman)
Ends with Z on 9/28/2008, at PHI, 4 (Gonzalez, Hernandez, Montz, Perez)
Contains any double letter on 4/8/1987, at CIN, 7 (Brooks, Galarraga, Powell, Reed, Tibbs, Wallach, Winningham)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2009, vs ATL, 7 (Dunn, Harris, Lannan, Maxwell, Orr, Willingham, Zimmerman)
Ends with any double letter on 7/4/1978, at PIT, 3 (Garrett, Herrmann, Twitchell)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 10/1/2010, at NYN, 3 (Dunn, Maxwell, Zimmermann)
Starts with any vowel on 4/21/1996, vs PIT, 4 (Alou, Alvarez, Andrews, Obando)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/28/1996, at PHI, 4 (Alou, Andrews, Obando, Urbina)
Contains nary an E on 5/22/2005, at TOR, 8 (Byrd, Carroll, Castilla, Church, Guzman, Hammonds, Johnson, Ohka)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/6/2006, at ATL, 8 (Byrd, Clayton, Fick, Hill, Jackson, Johnson, Soriano, Vidro)
Ends with any vowel on 7/2/1995, at FLO, 8 (Alou, Berry, Cordero, Heredia, Segui, Tarasco, Treadway, White)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/11/2002, at DET, 8 (Cabrera, Cordero, Galarraga, Guerrero, Mordecai, O'Leary, Vidro, Yoshii)
Contains 3 letters on 7/21/1973, at CIN, 2 (Cox, Day)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 6/16/2004, vs MIN, 2 (Fox, Kim)
Contains 4 letters on 7/5/1992, at SDN, 4 (Alou, Hill, Owen, Reed)
Contains 5 letters on 5/20/1969, at HOU, 7 (Bosch, Cline, Grant, Jones, Laboy, Staub, Wills)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/10/1969, at SDN, 7 (Bosch, Brand, Cline, Jones, Laboy, Staub, Wills)
Contains 6 letters on 9/11/1981, at CHN, 7 (Burris, Carter, Dawson, Manuel, Milner, Raines, Speier)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 5/2/1984, at PHI, 7 (Carter, Dawson, Dilone, Little, Raines, Rogers, Speier)
Contains 7 letters on 4/9/1994, vs CHN, 6 (Cordero, Fassero, Gardner, Grissom, Lansing, Webster)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 7/8/2006, vs SDN, 6 (Astacio, Clayton, Escobar, Guillen, Johnson, Soriano)
Contains 8 letters on 10/1/1986, vs NYN, 4 (Candaele, Gonzales, Owchinko, Wohlford)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 10/1/2000, at NYN, 4 (Bergeron, de la Rosa, Guerrero, Mordecai)
Contains 9 letters on 8/18/1976, at PHI, 4 (Cromartie, Jorgensen, Stanhouse, Valentine)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 9/14/2010, at ATL, 4 (Bernadina, Hernandez, Rodriguez, Zimmerman)
Contains 10 letters on 5/5/1985, at ATL, 4 (Fitzgerald, Gullickson, Washington, Winningham)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 6/15/1986, at PHI, 4 (Fitzgerald, Krenchicki, McGaffigan, Winningham)
Contains 11 letters on 7/6/1992, at LAN, 1 (Bottenfield)
  on 97 occasions, most recently on 7/15/2007, at FLO, 1 (Simontacchi)
Contains 12 letters on 4/29/1995, at CHN, 1 (Grudzielanek)
  on 481 occasions, most recently on 7/31/1998, vs SDN, 1 (Grudzielanek)

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The most distinct letters on 8/26/1988, vs SDN, 24 (Brooks, Dopson, Foley, Galarraga, Hudler, Martinez, Nixon, Santovenia, Wallach, all but JQ)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/5/1988, at SLN, 24 (Brooks, Dopson, Foley, Galarraga, Hudler, Jones, Martinez, Santovenia, Wallach, all but QX)
The fewest distinct letters on 9/8/1973, vs NYN, 14 (Allen, Fairly, Foli, Jorgensen, Lintz, Lyttle, Rogers, Singleton, Stinson, all but BCDHKMPQUVWX)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 6/16/2010, at DET, 14 (Bernadina, Desmond, Dunn, Guzman, Harris, Hernandez, Morgan, Morse, Rodriguez, Zimmerman, all but CFJKLPQTVWXY)
The most total letters on 6/5/1998, at TBA, 80 (Andrews, Fullmer, Grudzielanek, Guerrero, Hermanson, Livingstone, Santangelo, Vidro, White, Widger)
The fewest total letters on 6/28/1974, vs CHN, 44 (Bailey, Blair, Breeden, Cox, Foli, Foote, Frias, Hunt, Woods)
The most Scrabble® points on 6/10/2003, at SEA, 159 (37 Vazquez, 23 Chavez, 18 Guzman, 16 Calloway, 16 Wilkerson, 15 Schneider, 11 Cabrera, 9 Barrett, 9 Vidro, 5 Tatis)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 7/19/1984, at HOU, 68 (12 Stenhouse, 11 Ramsey, 11 Thomas, 8 Carter, 7 Dilone, 6 Little, 6 Raines, 4 Rose, 3 Lea)

Unique occurrences in bold.
Includes all games played 1969-2010.
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