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Washington and Chicago start a three-game set in D.C. at 7:05 PM EDT with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs’ lefty Cole Hamels in the series opener. FOLLOW: MASN; MLBN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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


Next Game

Chicago Cubs
at Washington Nationals

May 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Cole Hamels

WEATHER: Partly Sunny, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - SS

2. Victor Robles - RF

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

4. This is Howie Do it! - 1B

5. #JuanPursuit - LF

6. Kurt Suzuki - C

7. Brian Dozier - 2B

8. MAT - CF

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Juan Soto and Victor Robles = THE FUTURE - New Breaking T shirt
Good, Bad, and Ugly from Nationals' series in LA
How to FBB: A User's Guide to Federal Baseball


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

Tonight's Lineups:

CUBS NATIONALS
Kyle Schwarber - LF Trea Turner - SS
Kris Bryant - 3B Victor Robles - RF
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Javier Baez - SS Howie Kendrick - 1B
Willson Contreras - C Juan Soto - LF
Daniel Descalso - 2B Kurt Suzuki - C
Jason Heyward - RF Brian Dozier - 2B
Albert Almora Jr. - CF Michael Taylor - CF
Cole Hamels - LHP Max Scherzer - RHP

SCHERZER VS THE CUBS:

HAMELS VS THE NATIONALS:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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