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.
- 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.