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Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies: GameThread 13 of 162

Washington and Colorado start a four-game set in the nation's capital with Gio Gonzalez on the mound for the Nationals against Rockies' right-hander Chad Bettis. GAME TIME: 7:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; MLBNetwork (out of market), 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Colorado Rockies
at Washington Nationals

April 12, 2018 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Chad Bettis

WEATHER: Sunny, 71°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - 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. Mt. Adams - LF

6. This is Howie Do It - 2B

7. Matt "[Nickname Pending]" Wieters - CF

8. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher in Town) - LHP

9. MAT - CF


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Tonight's Lineups:

DJ LeMahieu - 2B Trea Turner - SS
Chris Iannetta - C Anthony Rendon - 3B
Nolan Arenado - 3B Bryce Harper - RF
Trevor Story - SS Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ian Desmond - CF Matt Adams - LF
Carlos Gonzalez - RF Howie Kendrick - 2B
Pat Valaika - 1B Matt Wieters - C
Gerardo Parra - LF Gio Gonzalez - LHP
Chad Bettis - RHP Michael Taylor - CF

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Bettis vs the Nationals:

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