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Washington and Chicago play the second game of their four-game set in D.C. at 7:05 PM EDT with Joe Ross on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs’ lefty Jon Lester. FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

Divisional Round - Chicago Cubs v Washington Nationals - Game Five Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images


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Chicago Cubs
at Washington Nationals

September 7, 2018 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Joe Ross vs Jon Lester

WEATHER: Rainy AF, 74°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Spanky - RF

2. #Treange - SS

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

4. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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

6. #JuanPursuit - LF

7. Adrian Sanchez - 2B

8. Kie-BOOM! - C

9. Joe. Ross. Period.

• LINKS:

Just Keep Doing Juan Soto Things - New Breaking T shirt
GM Mike Rizzo talks trading Daniel Murphy and Matt Adams
Tanner Roark emerges from dark period...


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

Tonight’s Lineups:

CUBS NATIONALS
Daniel Murphy - 2B Adam Eaton - RF
Javier Baez - SS Trea Turner - SS
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Bryce Harper - CF
Kris Bryant - RF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Kyle Schwarber - LF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
David Bote - 3B Juan Soto - LF
Willson Contreras - C Adrian Sanchez - 2B
Jon Lester - LHP Spencer Kieboom - C
Ian Happ - CF Joe Ross - RHP

Ross vs the Cubs:

Lester vs the Nationals:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?