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Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs: NLDS Game 2 GameThread

Washington and Chicago play the second game of their best-of-five NLDS series at 5:30 PM EDT in D.C. with Gio Gonzalez on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs' lefty Jon Lester. FOLLOW: TBS; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Chicago Cubs
at Washington Nationals

October 7, 2017 5:30 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Jon Lester

WEATHER: Sunny, 83°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treacycle - SS

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


4. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

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

6. The WereWerth - LF

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

8. MAT - CF

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


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Today's Lineups:

Albert Almora - CF Trea Turner - SS
Kris Bryant - 3B Bryce Harper - RF
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Willson Contreras - C Daniel Murphy - 2B
Addison Russell - SS Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ben Zobrist - RF Jayson Werth - LF
Javier Baez - 2B Matt Wieters - C
Ian Happ - LF Michael Taylor - CF
Jon Lester - LHP Gio Gonzalez - LHP

Gonzalez vs the Cubs:

Lester vs the Nationals:

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• Who's Watching The Nationals?