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Game Thread: Phillies at Nationals 9/9/16

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After 9 straight losses to these clowns can they make it 2 wins in a row?

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies at Nationals

CBP South

7:05 PM on CSN

Jake Thompson (1-5) 6.48 ERA

PHILLIES: At 1-5 this season, with a 6.48 ERA, Thompson hasn’t won since an Aug. 12 start. But in his last two outings, he has begun to turn things around. In back-to-back quality starts, Thompson allowed just three runs over 14 innings with nine strikeouts.

Tanner Roark (14-8) 2.89 ERA

NATIONALS: Roark has dominated the Phillies this season, with a 0.64 ERA in four starts. He threw seven scoreless innings against Philadelphia on Aug. 29, marking the eighth time this season he has lasted at least that many innings without giving up a run.

Today's Lineups

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Cesar Hernandez - 2B Trea Turner - CF
Odubel Herrera - CF Jayson Werth - LF
Andres Blanco - 3B Daniel Murphy - 2B
Ryan Howard - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Cameron Rupp - C Anthony Rendon - 3B
Freddy Galvis - SS Wilson Ramos - C
Peter Bourjos - RF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Tyler Goeddel - LF Danny Espinosa - SS
Jake Thompson - RHP Tanner Roark - RHP