Phillies vs Nationals: How to watch, start time, lineups & more

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 27: Rhys Hoskins #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies high-fives teammates in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run in the second inning during a game against the New York Yankees at Citizens Bank Park on June 27, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-0. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 27: Rhys Hoskins #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies high-fives teammates in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run in the second inning during a game against the New York Yankees at Citizens Bank Park on June 27, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-0. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) /
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Another opportunity arrives for the Phillies to gain significant ground over the Nationals in the NL East

The Phillies and Nationals are set to meet for the second time in a week, this time in Philadelphia for a four-game series.

Starting the series out in the throwback powder blue uniforms will be Aaron Nola, whose season is turning into one of a Cy Young candidate.

Here’s everything needed for the first game of a four-game series between Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.

Date: June 28, 2018
First Pitch: 7:05 PM ET
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
Pitchers: Aaron Nola (9-2, 2.58 ERA) vs Tanner Roark (3-8, 4.27 ERA)
Radio Station: 94 WIP, WSAN AM 1470, WTTM 1680 (Philadelphia); 106.7 The Fan (Washington D.C.); Sirius XM Radio (National)
TV Channel: NBCSP+ (Philadelphia), MASN (Washington D.C.)
Live Online Stream:  NBC Sports Philadelphia, MLB.tv, Youtube TV

Here are the lineups for Philadelphia and Washington:

Philadelphia

  1. Cesar Herandez, 2B
  2. Rhys Hoskins, LF
  3. Odubel Herrera, CF
  4. Carlos Santana, 1B
  5. Nick Williams, RF
  6. Scott Kingery, SS
  7. Maikel Franco, 3B
  8. Jorge Alfaro, C
  9. Aaron Nola, SP

Nola makes his second start against Washington this year and 12th in four seasons. In those 11 games he owns a 4.35 ERA against Washington, and a 3.11 ERA in his last five starts versus the division rivals.

Washington

  1. Bryce Harper, RF
  2. Anthony Rendon, 3B
  3. Juan Soto, LF
  4. Daniel Murphy, 1B
  5. Trea Turner, SS
  6. Michael A. Taylor, CF
  7. Pedro Severino, C
  8. Tanner Roark, SP
  9. Wilmer Difo, 2B

Roark is making his third start against the Phillies this year after losing the first two and allowing a combined nine runs over 11 innings.

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