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Washington and Cincinnati kick off the regular season in Great American Ball Park a day later than expected. Max Scherzer starts for the Nationals against Reds' right-hander Homer Bailey. Game Time: 4:10 PM; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
at Cincinnati Reds

March 30, 2018 4:10 PM EDT
Great American Ball Park

Max Scherzer vs Homer Bailey

WEATHER: Cloudy AF, 49°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Mighty Mouse - 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. This is Howie Do it! - 2B

6. Trea Turner - SS

7. MAT - CF

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

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP


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For a Cincinnati Reds fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Reds site: Red Reporter.

Today's Lineups:

Adam Eaton - LF Jesse Winker - LF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Eugenio Suarez - 3B
Bryce Harper - RF Joey Votto - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Scooter Gennett - 2B
Howie Kendrick - 2B Scott Schebler - RF
Trea Turner - SS Tucker Barnhart - C
Michael Taylor - CF Jose Peraza - SS
Matt Wieters - C Homer Bailey - RHP
Max Scherzer - RHP Billy Hamilton - CF

Bailey vs the Nationals:

Scherzer vs the Reds:

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