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Washington and Chicago wrap up their three-game series in Wrigley Field with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs’ lefty Cole Hamels tonight at 8:05 PM EDT. FOLLOW: ESPN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

Divisional Round - Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs - Game Three Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images


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Washington Nationals
at Chicago Cubs

August 12, 2018 8:05 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Cole Hamels vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Clear, 76°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treange -SS

2. #JuanPursuit

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

4. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 1B (Word.)

5. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

6. Mark Reynolds - 3B

7. MAT - CF

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

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Juan Soto: Childish Bambino - New Breaking T shirt
GM Mike Rizzo says Nats not trading Bryce Harper
Nationals' Great Adam Eaton vs MAT debate


For a Chicago Cubs fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Cubs site: Bleed Cubbie Blue.

Tonight's Lineups:

NATIONALS CUBS
Trea Turner - SS Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Juan Soto - LF Javier Baez - 3B
Bryce Harper - RF Ben Zobrist - 2B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Jason Heyward - RF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Albert Almora - CF
Mark Reynolds - 3B Kyle Schwarber - LF
Michael Taylor - CF Willson Contreras - C
Matt Wieters - C Cole Hamels - LHP
Max Scherzer - RHP Addison Russell - SS

Hamels vs the Nationals:

Scherzer vs the Cubs:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

• Who's Watching The Nationals?