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Game Thread 5/5: Nationals at Phillies

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Let’s just not talk about last night...

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Let’s just not talk about last night, alright?

Here’s hoping today goes much better! The Phillies have Zach Eflin on the bump to start — he’ll look to top Washington’s number five in Anibal Sanchez.

Sanchez is off to a rocky start this year after turning in a career year in 2018. He sports a 5.91 ERA over 32 frames with 27 K’s and a worrisome 1.72 WHIP. He’ll face a Realmuto-less Phillies lineup, in which Odubel Herrera makes his first start since coming off the Injured List:

Zach Eflin, who has been excellent thus far, will face another Nationals lineup that lacks the presence of a multitude of their stars, including Juan Soto, Anthony Rendon, Trea Turner, and others.

Let’s show these Walgreens wannabes who boss. This one’s personal.