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Washington and Chicago play the second game of their three-game set in Wrigley Field with Edwin Jackson on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs' right-hander John Lackey. GAME TIME: 2:20 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; MLBN (out of market); 106.7 the FAN.

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Washington Nationals
at Chicago Cubs

August 5, 2017 2:20 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

John Lackey vs Edwin Jackson

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 78°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Goody - CF

2. Wilmer Difo - SS

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. "Unstoppable" Adam Lind - LF

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

9. E-Jax - RHP


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Today's Lineups:

Brian Goodwin - CF Jon Jay - CF
Wilmer Difo - SS Kris Bryant - 3B
Bryce Harper - RF Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Willson Contreras - LF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Ben Zobrist - 2B
Anthony Rendon - 3B Alex Avila - C
Adam Lind - LF Jason Heyward - RF
Matt Wieters - C Javier Baez - SS
Edwin Jackson - RHP John Lackey - RHP

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