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Washington took the series opener in Chicago and they try to make it two straight over the White Sox tonight, and three straight overall. Max Scherzer vs James Shields. GAME TIME: 8:10 PM; FOLLOW: MASN 2; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ Chicago White Sox

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 8:10 PM EDT
U.S. Cellular Field

James Shields vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Sunny, 64°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. The Igniter - CF

2. The WereWerth - LF

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

4. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - DH

5. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

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

7. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

8. Dirt - 2B

9. #LSD - SS

P. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

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Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Ben Revere - CF Adam Eaton - RF
Jayson Werth - LF Austin Jackson - CF
Bryce Harper - RF Jose Abreu - 1B
Daniel Murphy - DH Todd Frazier - 3B
Wilson Ramos - C Melky Cabrera - LF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Jimmy Rollins - SS
Anthony Rendon - 3B Brett Lawrie - 2B
Stephen Drew - 2B Alex Avila - C
Danny Espinosa - SS Avisail Garcia - DH
Max Scherzer - RHP James Shields - RHP

Shields vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Stephen Drew 17 17 7 2 1 1 3 .412 .412 .706 1.118
Ben Revere 11 11 4 1 .364 .364 .364 .727
Daniel Murphy 9 9 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 1
Ryan Zimmerman 9 8 1 1 1 1 .125 .222 .125 .347
Jayson Werth 7 6 2 1 1 .333 .429 .333 .762
Anthony Rendon 4 4 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Bryce Harper 3 3 1 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Wilson Ramos 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 .500 .667 2.000 2.667 1
Stephen Strasburg 3 2 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333
Total 66 62 20 3 2 4 4 8 .323 .364 .468 .831 1 1

Scherzer vs the White Sox:

White Sox PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jose Abreu 17 17 5 1 1 4 .294 .294 .353 .647 1
Melky Cabrera 16 15 5 1 1 2 1 4 .333 .375 .533 .908 1
Adam Eaton 14 12 4 2 2 .333 .429 .333 .762
Avisail Garcia 9 9 2 1 1 4 2 .222 .222 .778 1.000
Todd Frazier 6 5 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Jimmy Rollins 5 5 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Dioner Navarro 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
J.B. Shuck 3 3 1 1 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.667
Total 73 69 17 2 2 2 9 3 16 .246 .274 .420 .694 1 2

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