Game #59 Let’s try it again with more chances of rain!

Photo by Sol Tucker for TalkNats

Another day of rain in the Washington, D.C. area but Mother Nature might have an opening around 6 pm to try to get in this game. These weather models change quickly, and this is in wait and see mode after last night’s game was rained out. 

The Nats are sticking with  Max Scherzer tonight, and manager Dave Martinez is keeping the same lineup that he penciled up yesterday. It is one of his most analytical lineups he has used based on the starting pitcher, Anthony DeSclafani who many of these players know from his time with the Reds.

Because the bullpen aces pitched in two innings on Wednesday night, yesterday’s postponement might make them both available. Remember,  Daniel Hudson and Brad Hand pitched 31 and 44 pitches respectively in that lengthy 11 inning game in Tampa.

Saturday is already scheduled to be a doubleheader so the team is looking for length tonight from Max Scherzer.

San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals
Stadium: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
1st Pitch:  7:05  pm EDT
TV: MASN, NBCSports Bay Area, MLB.TV
Nats Radio: 106.7 FM The Fan; SiriusXM® ( Streaming Internet 869)

Line-ups subject to change without notice:

1. Trea Turner SS
2. Juan Soto RF
3. Josh Bell 1B
4. Kyle Schwarber LF
5. Yan Gomes C
6. Starlin Castro 3B
7. Jordy Mercer 2B
8. Victor Robles CF
9. Max Scherzer RHP

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