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Washington's Nationals are in Philadelphia, with Max Scherzer on the mound vs the Phillies' Vince Velasquez in the series opener in Citizens Bank Park. GAME TIME: 3:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN, MLBN, 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
at Philadelphia Phillies

April 7, 2017 3:05 PM EDT
Citizens Bank Park

Max Scherzer vs Vince Velasquez

WEATHER: Windy, 46°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - SS

2. Adam "Spanky" Eaton - CF

3. "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


8. Matt [Nickname Pending] Wieters - C

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP


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Today's Lineups:

Trea Turner - SS Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Adam Eaton - CF Howie Kendrick - LF
Bryce Harper - RF Odubel Herrera - CF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Maikel Franco - 3B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Michael Saunders - RF
Jayson Werth - LF Tommy Joseph - 1B
Anthony Rendon - 3B Cameron Rupp - C
Matt Wieters - C Freddy Galvis - SS
Max Scherzer - RHP Vince Velasquez - RHP

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