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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves: GameThread 113 of 162

Washington and Atlanta play the second game of their doubleheader in D.C. with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Braves’ lefty Sean Newcomb.

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Atlanta Braves
at Washington Nationals

August 7, 2018 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Sean Newcomb

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 89°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treange - SS

2. #JuanPursuit - LF


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

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

6. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

7. MAT - CF

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

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP


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For an Atlanta Braves fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Braves site: Talking Chop.

Tonight's Lineups:

Ender Inciarte - CF Trea Turner - SS
Ozzie Albies - 2B Juan Soto - LF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Nick Markakis - RF Bryce Harper - RF
Adam Duvall - LF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Johan Camargo - 3B Daniel Murphy - 2B
Tyler Flowers - C Michael Taylor - CF
Dansby Swanson - SS Spencer Kieboom - C
Max Fried - LHP Jefry Rodriguez - RHP

Scherzer vs the Braves:

Newcomb vs the Nationals:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

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