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Washington and Kansas City cosplay as the 1969 Montreal Expos and ‘69 Royals in this afternoon’s matchup in the nation’s capital with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nats against righty Glenn Sparkman. GAME TIME: 4:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN 2; 106.7 the FAN.

Sports File ruder bonehall; pro. Expos (history) of more than 29;000 crowd at home opener Jarry Park
April 14, 1969; The crowd of 29, 000 for the Montreal Expos’ home opener in Jarry Park.
Photo by Frank Lennon/Toronto Star via Getty Images


Next Game

Kansas City Royals
at Washington Nationals

July 6, 2019 4:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Glenn Sparkman

WEATHER: Rainy, 89°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - SS

2. Mighty Mouse - RF

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

4. Juan Soto - LF

5. This is Howie Do It! - 2B

6. Mt. Adams - 1B

7. Kurt Suzuki - C

8. Victor Robles - CF

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Juan Soto and Victor Robles = THE FUTURE - New Breaking T shirt
Nationals thrilled with 2019 1st Round pick
How to FBB: A User's Guide to Federal Baseball


For a Kansas City Royals fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Royals site: Royals Review

Today's Lineups:

ROYALS NATIONALS
Whit Merrifield - CF Trea Turner - SS
Adalberto Mondesi - SS Adam Eaton - RF
Alex Gordon - LF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Hunter Dozier - 3B Juan Soto - LF
Jorge Soler - RF Howie Kendrick - 2B
Lucas Duda - 1B Matt Adams - 1B
Nicky Lopez - 2B Kurt Suzuki - C
Cam Gallagher - C Victor Robles - CF
Glenn Sparkman - RHP Max Scherzer - RHP

SCHERZER VS THE ROYALS:

SPARKMAN VS THE NATIONALS:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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