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Washington sends Max Scherzer to the mound as the Nationals try to avoid a fourth straight loss in the second of three with the Atlanta Braves in SunTrust Park. GAME TIME: 4:10 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
at Atlanta Braves

May 20, 2017 4:10 PM EDT
SunTrust Park

Bartolo Colon vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Cloudy, 84°

• 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


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

8. MAT- CF

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP


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Today's Lineups:

Trea Turner - SS Ender Inciarte - CF
Jayson Werth - LF Brandon Phillips - 2B
Bryce Harper - RF Nick Markakis - RF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Matt Kemp - LF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Tyler Flowers - C
Anthony Rendon - 3B Jace Peterson - 1B
Matt Wieters - C Dansby Swanson - SS
Michael Taylor - CF Rio Ruiz - 3B
Max Scherzer - RHP Bartolo Colon - RHP

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