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The Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs play the second game of their three-game set in Wrigley Field at 7:05 PM EDT. TV: ESPN, MASN2; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C. Jordan Zimmermann vs Kyle Hendricks.

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Washington Nationals
@ Chicago Cubs

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:05 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Kyle Hendricks vs Jordan Zimmermann

WEATHER: Partly cloudy, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Ian "+Arm, +Range" Desmond - SS

3. Yunel Escobar - 3B

4. Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing, Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

5. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 1B (Word.)

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

7. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - LF

8. #NRSOD - 2B

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals vs Cubs: Series preview Q&A
Nationals' "slugger" Denard Span on "old man strength" and Rick Schu
Nats vs Cubs: Series Preview - Oppo research

Complete Coverage >


• For a Chicago Cubs fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Cubs site: Bleed Cubbie Blue.

Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS CHICAGO CUBS
Denard Span - CF Dexter Fowler - CF
Ian Desmond - SS Kris Bryant - 3B
Yunel Escobar - 3B Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Bryce Harper - RF Starlin Castro - SS
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Miguel Montero - C
Wilson Ramos - C Jorge Soler - RF
Tyler Moore - LF Chris Coghlan - LF
Danny Espinosa - 2B Kyle Hendricks - RHP
Jordan Zimmermann - RHP Addison Russell - 2B

Hendricks vs the Nationals: N/A

Zimmermann vs the Cubs:

Cubs PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Starlin Castro 19 19 3 1 1 3 .158 .158 .316 .474
Miguel Montero 18 17 6 3 2 1 7 .353 .389 .529 .918
Chris Coghlan 17 16 4 2 5 .250 .235 .250 .485 1
Dexter Fowler 16 13 2 3 5 .154 .313 .154 .466 1
Anthony Rizzo 9 8 3 1 1 1 2 .375 .444 .750 1.194
Jonathan Herrera 6 6 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mike Baxter 5 4 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Junior Lake 3 3 2 2 .667 .667 1.333 2.000
Jake Arrieta 2 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jason Hammel 2 1 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1
David Ross 2 1 1 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Total 99 90 22 6 1 1 6 6 24 .244 .286 .367 .652 1 2 1

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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