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Game Thread: Phillies vs Nationals 5/31/16

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It would be pretty cool if they could, you know, win a game

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SERIES PREVIEW

Phillies (26-25) vs Nationals (31-21)

Citizens Bank Park

7:05PM EDT on CSN

Aaron Nola (4-3) 2.86 ERA

PHILLIES: Nola (4-3, 2.86 ERA) has faced the Nationals twice this season, taking the loss after surrendering seven runs in five innings April 16 and getting a no-decision when he threw seven scoreless frames April 28.

Joe Ross (4-4) 2.52 ERA

NATIONALS: Manager Dusty Baker is showing confidence in Ross. In the seventh inning Thursday, the Cardinals had runners on first and second with no outs. Baker let Ross handle the jam, and he struck out Yadier Molina then induced an inning-ending double play.

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INJURY REPORT

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Ben Revere - CF Odubel Herrera - CF
Jayson Werth - RF Freddy Galvis - SS
Daniel Murphy - 2B Maikel Franco - 3B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Cameron Rupp - C
Clint Robinson - LF Ryan Howard - 1B
Anthony Rendon - 3B Tyler Goeddel - LF
Wilson Ramos - C David Lough - RF
Danny Espinosa - SS Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Joe Ross - RHP Aaron Nola - RHP