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The Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs go at it again in a Saturday afternoon matchup in the nation's capital. Joe Ross makes his MLB debut for the Nats against Cubs' veteran Jason Hammel. Game Time: 12:05; TV: MASN, WUSA9; RADIO: 106.7 FM.

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Chicago Cubs
@ Washington Nationals

Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Joe Ross vs Jason Hammel

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 77°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

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

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

4. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

5. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

6. @BatHoarder - LF

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

8. #NRSOD - 2B

9. Joe Ross - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals' prospect Joe Ross set to make MLB debut vs Cubs
Harper, Scherzer win NL Player of the Month nods
Should Danny Espinosa make the All-Star team?

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Today's Lineups:

CHICAGO CUBS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Dexter Fowler - CF Denard Span - CF
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Kris Bryant - 3B Bryce Harper - RF
Miguel Montero - C Anthony Rendon - 3B
Junior Lake - RF Wilson Ramos - C
Chris Coghlan - LF Clint Robinson - LF
Jonathan Herrera - 2B Ian Desmond - SS
Jason Hammel - RHP Danny Espinosa - 2B
Addison Russell - SS Joe Ross - RHP

Ross vs the Cubs: N/A

Hammel vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ryan Zimmerman 33 31 11 3 1 5 2 4 .355 .394 .548 .942 3
Yunel Escobar 28 26 5 1 2 4 .192 .250 .192 .442 2
Ian Desmond 20 20 5 5 .250 .250 .250 .500
Denard Span 16 16 2 1 1 3 .125 .125 .313 .438
Dan Uggla 14 12 3 1 2 2 1 .250 .357 .333 .690
Bryce Harper 10 10 5 .000 .000 .000 .000
Danny Espinosa 8 6 1 2 4 .167 .375 .167 .542
Wilson Ramos 8 6 2 1 1 2 1 .333 .500 .833 1.333
Anthony Rendon 6 6 2 1 1 .333 .333 .500 .833 1
Tyler Moore 4 4 2 1 1 2 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Tanner Roark 4 4 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 1 1 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Jose Lobaton 2 2 1 1 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Max Scherzer 2 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Jordan Zimmermann 2 2 1 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Total 159 149 37 9 1 2 10 10 34 .248 .296 .362 .658 6

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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