Nats kick off 10-game homestand

The well-rested Nationals will take on the Reds to kick off a 10-game homestand tonight. Chien-Ming Wang, coming off of a strong outing against the Cubs, will take on Mike League in tonight’s matchup.

Here are tonight’s lineups:

 

Reds:

Drew Stubbs-CF

Edgar Renteria-SS

Joey Votto-1B

Brandon Phillips-2B

Jay Bruce-RF

Ramon Hernandez-C

Yonder Alonso-LF

Todd Frazier-3B

Mike Leake-P

 

Nationals:

Rick Ankiel-CF

Danny Espinosa-2B

Ryan Zimmerman-3B

Michael Morse-1B

Jayson Werth-RF

Laynce Nix-LF

Ian Desmond-SS

Wilson Ramos-C

Chien-Ming Wang-P

 

*In case you missed it, the Nationals signed their top draft picks at the deadline last night; this includes first-round picks Anthony Rendon and Alex Meyer, sandwich-round selection Brian Goodwin, and third-rounder Matt Purke.

 

*Though he’s not in the lineup tonight, Jonny Gomes will face his former team for the first time this series, should he get in a game before Thursday’s finale.

 

*In five plate appearances against Leake, Zimmerman has two base hits and a walk. Werth has three hits, a walk and an RBI in seven plate appearances against Leake.

1 Comment

That’s great that Rendon and Meyer got signed. The Nats are on their way up in the NL East, that’s for sure. It’s gonna take them a few more years to compete with the Phillies though.
~Matt

http://bloggingboutbaseball.mlblogs.com/

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