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Washington and Cincinnati start a four-game set in D.C. with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Reds’ right-hander Tyler Mahle in the series opener.

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Next Game

Cincinnati Reds
at Washington Nationals

August 2, 2018 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Tyler Mahle

WEATHER: Doomy, 79°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Mighty Mouse - RF

2. #Treange - SS

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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

5. #JuanPursuit - LF

6. Matt Adams - 1B

7. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

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
FBB Series Preview: Nats vs Reds in D.C.


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

Tonight's Lineups:

REDS NATIONALS
Jose Peraza - SS Adam Eaton - RF
Scooter Gennett - 2B Trea Turner - SS
Joey Votto - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Eugenio Suarez - 3B Bryce Harper - CF
Mason Williams - RF Juan Soto - LF
Preston Tucker - LF Matt Adams - 1B
Tucker Barnhart - C Daniel Murphy - 2B
Tyler Mahle - RHP Matt Wieters - C
Billy Hamilton - CF Max Scherzer - RHP

Scherzer vs the Reds:

Mahle vs the Nationals: N/A

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