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Washington and Chicago play the second game of their three-game series in D.C. at 7:15 PM EDT on FOX (and on 106.7 the FAN) with the Nationals throwing Stephen Strasburg out there against Cubs’ lefty Jon Lester in the 2nd of 3.

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


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Chicago Cubs
at Washington Nationals

May 18, 2019 7:15 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Jon Lester

WEATHER: Partly Sunny, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - SS

2. Mighty Mouse - RF

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

4. This is Howie Do it! - 1B

5. #JuanPursuit - LF

6. Brian Dozier - 2B

7. Yan Gomes - C

8. MAT - CF

9. #Strasbunny - 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 - RF Adam Eaton - RF
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Javier Baez - SS Howie Kendrick - 1B
Willson Contreras - C Juan Soto - LF
Jason Heyward - CF Brian Dozier - 2B
Addison Russell - 2B Yan Gomes - C
David Bote - 3B Michael Taylor - CF
Jon Lester - LHP S. Strasburg - RHP

STRASBURG VS THE CUBS:

LESTER VS THE NATIONALS:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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