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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.

Division Series - San Francisco Giants v Washington Nationals - Game Two Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images


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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

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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

• LINKS:

Juan Soto: Childish Bambino - New Breaking T shirt
GM Mike Rizzo says Nats not trading Bryce Harper
Nationals face big test in four-game set with Braves


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

Tonight's Lineups:

BRAVES NATIONALS
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!"

• Who's Watching The Nationals?