Nationals Game Notes — June 5 vs. Philadelphia Phillies

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Game #58: Washington Nationals (29-28) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (24-33) | 4:05 p.m. | Nationals Park
Pitching Match-Ups: RHP Doug Fister (3-1, 3.34 ERA) vs. RHP Kyle Kendrick (1-5, 4.21 ERA)
Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister has won back-to-back-to-back starts, besting Francisco Liriano, Johnny Cueto and Nick Tepesch. Fister is looking to become the first National to earn four wins in as many starts since Jordan Zimmermann did exactly that, Sept. 4-20, 2013.
Radio: 106.7 FM / 1500 AM, also on (for subscribers to
TV: The game will be televised on MASN

Of note:

The Nationals are batting .315 (68-for-216) with 12 doubles, nine home runs, 19 walks (.371 on-base%) and 39 runs scored in six contests dating to their series finale on May 28 vs. the Marlins. In that six-game stretch, the Nationals have averaged 6.5 runs per contest thanks in largely to a .286 mark and 10 extra-base hits (seven doubles, three home runs) with runners in scoring position.

Here are tonight’s game notes, courtesy of the Washington Nationals PR department. Enjoy!

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