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Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs: NLDS Game 5 GameThread Pt. 2

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Washington and Chicago wrap up their NLDS matchup tonight in Game 5 of the best-of-five series with Gio Gonzalez going for the Nationals against Kyle Hendricks of the Cubs. GAME TIME: 8:00 PM EDT in D.C.; FOLLOW: TBS; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

Miami Marlins v Washington Nationals Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images


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Chicago Cubs
at Washington Nationals

October 12, 2017 8:00 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Kyle Hendricks

WEATHER: Cloudy AF, 62°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treacycle - SS

2. The WereWerth - LF

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. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

6. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

7. Matt ["Nickname Pending"] - Wieters - C

8. MAT - CF

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher in Town) - LHP

• LINKS:

Jayson Werth t-shirt from Breaking T: Thanks, Beard
Nationals vs Cubs: FBB NLDS Series Preview
Talking Nationals vs Cubs with Bleed Cubbie Blue


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

Today's Lineups:

CHICAGO CUBS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Jon Jay - LF Trea Turner - SS
Kris Bryant - 3B Jayson Werth - LF
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Willson Contreras - C Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Albert Almora - CF Daniel Murphy - 2B
Addison Russell - SS Anthony Rendon - 3B
Jason Heyward - RF Matt Wieters - C
Javier Baez - 2B Michael Taylor - CF
Kyle Hendricks - RHP Gio Gonzalez - LHP

Gonzalez vs the Cubs:

Hendricks vs the Nationals:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?