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Washington and Atlanta play the second game of their four-game set in D.C. with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Braves' right-hander R.A. Dickey. GAME TIME: 7:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN, WUSA9; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Atlanta Braves
at Washington Nationals

July 7, 2017 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs R.A. Dickey

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 87°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Goody - CF

2. Ryan Raburn - 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. Dirt - SS

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

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP


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Today's Lineups:

Ender Inciarte - CF Brian Goodwin - CF
Brandon Phillips - 2B Ryan Raburn - LF
Freddie Freeman - 3B Bryce Harper - RF
Matt Kemp - LF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Nick Markakis - RF Daniel Murphy - 2B
Matt Adams - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Tyler Flowers - C Stephen Drew - SS
Dansby Swanson - SS Matt Wieters - C
R.A. Dickey - RHP Max Scherzer - RHP

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