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Nationals' lineup for tonight's matchup with Reds: Joe Ross tries to lead Nats to seventh straight

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Washington Nationals' right-hander Joe Ross has an unbeaten streak going that stretches back over seven starts. Will he help the Nats to their seventh straight win overall tonight in the third game of four with the Cincinnati Reds in the nation's capital.

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Dusty Baker was happy the game was finally over when Ben Revere hit his walk-off winner to beat the Cincinnati Reds and give the Washington Nationals their sixth straight win.

It was a long day at the park for everyone involved after a 35-minute rain delay and and a four hour, thirty-minute, 14-inning game.

"The guys are pretty well spent," Baker said. "I'm sure both sides are probably spent. But it sure feels a lot better when you hear that music in the clubhouse after the game than like a morgue when you lose, so it's a big emotional swing.

"Lost seven in a row and turn around and win six in a row. Boy this is a funny game."

Tanner Roark gave the Nationals seven strong then handed it off to Sammy Solis for two scoreless, Shawn Kelley, Oliver Perez and Blake Treinen, who worked a scoreless inning each, and Yusmeiro Petit, who completed two scoreless innings before Revere's game-winning hit.

"Our bullpen did a great job," Baker told reporters after the game.

"They've been doing a great job almost all year long. Not almost, but all year long. They just hung in there and made the pitches when they needed it. We made some outstanding defensive plays and I'm just glad we won."

Baker has to be hoping for a strong outing from Joe Ross tonight in the third game of four with the Reds in the nation's capital, after all the work the bullpen did last night.

Ross has gone at least six innings in six of his last seven starts and he hasn't lost an outing since May 21st.

Will the right-hander lead the Nationals to their seventh straight overall tonight in the nation's capital?

Here's the lineup for tonight's matchup, which is being broadcast on FOX tonight instead of MASN: