After last night’s controversial rain-out on Juan Soto Shuffle bobblehead night, we try this again in a day/night doubleheader. The Washington Nationals are going to try to do something they have not done all year — win three games in a row. That is, as they say, a winning streak. Aaron Sanchez is on the mound with the opportunity to lead the Nats from the mound.
This Nationals team has finally seemed to have found some life this month. The team needs to put together a few games of great pitching and strong offense at the same time.
For tonight’s lineup, manager Dave Martinez has put Alcides Escobar at shortstop and Victor Robles and Riley Adams were not originally in the lineup, and we now be in there with Keibert Ruiz and Yadiel Hernandez on the bench.
For the 27th player designated for a doubleheader, the Nats will have RHP Andres Machado in the bullpen for both games.
Colorado Rockies vs. Washington Nationals
Stadium: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
1st Pitch: 12:05 pm EDT
TV: MASN2; AT&T Sportsnet Rocky Mountains; MLB App (out-0f-market only)
Nats Radio: 106.7 The Fan and via the MLB app
Lineups (subject to change without notice):
Davey Martinez did change up his lineup for Game 1.
1. Cesar Hernandez 2B
2. Lane Thomas LF
3. Juan Soto RF
4. Nelson Cruz DH
5. Josh Bell 1B
6. Maikel Franco 3B
7. Riley Adams C
8. Victor Robles CF
9. Alcides Escobar SS
Aaron Sanchez RHP
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