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Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs: GameThread 143 of 162

Washington and Chicago play the second game of today’s doubleheader at approximately 9:05 PM EDT in D.C. with Jefry Rodriguez on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs’ lefty Cole Hamels. 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 8, 2018 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jefry Rodriguez vs Cole Hamels

WEATHER: Rainy, 68°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treange - SS


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

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

5. Victor Robles - LF

6. Adrian Sanchez - 2B

7. MAT - CF

8. Kie-BOOM!! - C

9. Jefry Rodriguez - RHP


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Tonight's Lineups:

Albert Almora - CF Trea Turner - SS
Kris Bryant - 3B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
David Bote - SS Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Kyle Schwarber - LF Victor Robles - LF
Javier Baez - 2B Adrian Sanchez - 2B
Victor Caratini - C Michael Taylor - CF
Cole Hamels - LHP Spencer Kieboom - C
Ian Happ - RF Jefry Rodriguez - RHP

Rodriguez vs the Cubs: N/A

Hamels vs the Nationals:

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