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The Washington Nationals and New York Yankees start a two-game set in Yankee Stadium at 7:05 PM EDT tonight with Max Scherzer on the mound against Masahiro Tanaka. TV: MASN, WUSA9; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ New York Yankees

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 7:05 PM EDT
Yankee Stadium

Masahiro Tanaka vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Sunny, 79°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Yunel Escobar - DH

2. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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

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

5. Clint "Mr." Robinson - LF

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

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

8. #NRSOD - 2B

9. Michael "It's Michael Taylor Time" Taylor - CF

P. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals' first two selections of 2015 MLB Draft
Jordan Zimmermann on two-strike counts and "stupid" pitches
Nationals' infield is healthy, who sits when?

Complete Coverage >


• For a New York Yankees fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Yankees site: Pinstripe Alley.

Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS NEW YORK YANKEES
Yunel Escobar - DH Brett Gardner - CF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Chase Headley - 3B
Bryce Harper - RF Alex Rodriguez - DH
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Mark Teixeira - 1B
Clint Robinson - LF Brian McCann - C
Wilson Ramos - C Carlos Beltran - RF
Ian Desmond - SS Didi Gregorius - SS
Danny Espinosa - 2B Stephen Drew - 2B
Michael Taylor - CF Ramon Flores - LF
Max Scherzer - RHP Masahiro Tanaka - RHP

Tanaka vs the Nationals: N/A

Scherzer vs the Yankees:

Yankees PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Stephen Drew 23 22 3 2 2 1 8 .136 .174 .227 .401 2
Brett Gardner 20 18 2 2 5 .111 .200 .111 .311
Mark Teixeira 20 19 3 1 1 1 1 5 .158 .200 .368 .568
Chase Headley 18 14 4 3 4 .286 .444 .286 .730 1
Garrett Jones 14 13 3 2 1 1 4 .231 .286 .385 .670
Alex Rodriguez 14 12 1 1 2 4 .083 .214 .083 .298
Brian McCann 12 8 1 1 4 3 .125 .417 .125 .542 2
Carlos Beltran 4 1 3 .000 .750 .000 .750
Chris Young 3 2 1 1 1 1 .500 .667 1.000 1.667
Andrew Miller 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Total 130 110 18 6 1 7 18 33 .164 .287 .245 .532 1 1 4

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

• Who's Watching The Nationals?