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:
- Cesar Herandez, 2B
- Rhys Hoskins, LF
- Odubel Herrera, CF
- Carlos Santana, 1B
- Nick Williams, RF
- Scott Kingery, SS
- Maikel Franco, 3B
- Jorge Alfaro, C
- 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.
- Bryce Harper, RF
- Anthony Rendon, 3B
- Juan Soto, LF
- Daniel Murphy, 1B
- Trea Turner, SS
- Michael A. Taylor, CF
- Pedro Severino, C
- Tanner Roark, SP
- 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.