August 21: Brewers @ Nationals

by Jacob Emert | MLB.com

Teams: Washington Nationals (60-60, -4.0 in NL East), Milwaukee Brewers (52-70, -26.0 in NL Central)

Streaks: Nationals: L1, Brewers: W1

First pitch: 7:05 PM

Watch & Listen: MASN 2 / 106.7 The FAN

WSH Lineup: Jayson Werth (LF), Anthony Rendon (2B), Bryce Harper (RF), Yunel Escobar (3B), Clint Robinson (1B), Ian Desmond (SS), Jose Lobaton (C), Michael Taylor (CF), Gio Gonzalez (LHP)

MIL Lineup:  Jean Segura (SS), Jonathan Lucroy (C), Ryan Braun (RF), Adam Lind (1B), Khris Davis (LF), Domingo Santana (CF), Hernan Perez (3B), Elian Herrera (2B), Jimmy Nelson (RHP)

Transactions: The Nationals purchased the contract of their No. 2 prospect Trea Turner. First baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore was placed on the 15-day disabled list (left ankle sprain). RHP Aaron Barrett (right elbow sprain) was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.

Stay informed: 

  • Nationals call up top prospect Turner (link)
  • Taylor breaks Statcast record with 493-foot home run (link)
  • Despite Taylor’s late bomb, Nats fall short in series finale (link)
  • Span building innings in encouraging rehab, plus other injury updates (link)
  • Friday’s preview vs. Milwaukee (link)

Jacob Emert is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @JacobEmert.

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