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Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 35 of 162

Washington and Philadelphia finish their three-game set this afternoon with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Phillies' righty Jake Arrieta. GAME TIME: 1:35 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

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Philadelphia Phillies
at Washington Nationals

May 6, 2018 1:35 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Jake Arrieta

WEATHER: Cloudy, 64°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing, Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

2. Trea Turner - SS


4. Mt. Adams - 1B

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

6. Andrew Stevenson - LF

7. MAT - CF

8. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP



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Today's Lineups:

Cesar Hernandez - 2B Bryce Harper - RF
Rhys Hoskins - LF Trea Turner - SS
Odubel Herrera - CF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Aaron Altherr - RF Matt Adams - 1B
Carlos Santana - 1B Matt Wieters - C
Maikel Franco - 3B Andrew Stevenson - LF
Pedro Florimon - SS Michael Taylor - CF
Jorge Alfaro - C Max Scherzer - RHP
Jake Arrieta - RHP Wilmer Difo - 2B

Scherzer vs the Phillies:

Arrieta vs the Nationals:

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