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Washington and Chicago play the first of four this week at 7:05 PM EDT with Gio Gonzalez on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs' right-hander Eddie Butler. FOLLOW: MASN; MLB Network (out of market); 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Chicago Cubs
at Washington Nationals

June 256, 2017 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Eddie Butler

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 78°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treacycle - SS

2. Goody - 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:

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Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs: Series Preview
Mike Rizzo talks Michael A. Taylor on 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Today's Lineups:

CHICAGO CUBS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Willson Contreras - C Trea Turner - SS
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Brian Goodwin - LF
Kris Bryant - LF Bryce Harper - RF
Ian Happ - 2B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Javier Baez - SS Daniel Murphy - 2B
Jeimer Candelario - 3B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Albert Almora - CF Matt Wieters - C
Eddie Butler - RHP Michael Taylor - CF
Mark Zagunis - RF Gio Gonzalez - LHP

Gonzalez vs the Cubs:

Butler vs the Nationals:

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