After today’s game, Max Scherzer only has three more starts before Opening Day. In this tune-up game, Scherzer should be looking at working in 60+ pitches and four innings of work.
The position players should be getting in more work also. Each catcher has had the opportunity to work with each starting pitcher also as the battery mates gain a familiarity with each other. Will there be any personal catcher situations? Wait and see on that.
As far as the batting order, if Spring Training is any indication then Trea Turner looks like the leadoff man with Adam Eaton in the two hole followed by Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto. Certainly the next three weeks will give some more indications on what to expect.
This game is the second game this spring that is televised on MASN.
Boston Red Sox vs. Washington Nationals
Stadium: FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, Florida
1st Pitch: 1:05 pm EDT
Nats Radio: Boston feed via the MLB app
Line-ups subject to change without notice:
- Trea Turner SS
- Juan Soto LF
- Howie Kendrick 1B
- Brian Dozier 2B
- Victor Robles CF
- Brandon Snyder RF
- Adrian Sanchez 3B
- Pedro Severino C
- Max Scherzer RHP