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Washington and Philadelphia start a three-game set in Citizens Bank Park with Stephen Strasburg on the mound for the Nationals against Phillies' righty (and former Nats' prospect) Nick Pivetta. GAME TIME: 7:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN.

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Washington Nationals
at Philadelphia Phillies

May 5, 2017 7:05 PM EDT
Citizens Bank Park

Nick Pivetta vs Stephen Strasburg

WEATHER: Cloudy, 68°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Treacycle - SS

2. The WereWerth - LF

3. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

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

5. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

6. MAT - CF

7. Chris Heisey - RF

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

9. #Stretchburg- RHP

• LINKS:

Get your "Welcome to Walk-off, D.C." here
Max Scherzer's reliability key to value for Nationals
Dusty Baker on Michael A. Taylor's recent run of success

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For a Philadelphia Phillies fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Phillies site: The Good Phight.

Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Trea Turner - SS Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Jayson Werth - LF Aaron Altherr - LF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Odubel Herrera - CF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Maikel Franco - 3B
Anthony Rendon - 3B Tommy Joseph - 1B
Michael Taylor - CF Michael Saunders - RF
Chris Heisey - RF Cameron Rupp - C
Matt Wieters - C Freddy Galvis - SS
Stephen Strasburg - RHP Nick Pivetta - RHP

Pivetta vs the Nationals: N/A

Strasburg vs the Phillies:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?