August 25: Padres @ Nationals
Teams: Washington Nationals (62-61, -5.5 in NL East), San Diego Padres (61-63, -6.5 in NL West)
Streaks: Nationals: W2, Padres: L1
First pitch: 7:05 pm ET
Watch & Listen: MASN / 106.7 The FAN
WSH Lineup: Denard Span (CF) Jayson Werth (LF), Anthony Rendon (2B), Bryce Harper (RF), Yunel Escobar (3B), Ryan Zimmerman (1B), Ian Desmond (SS), Wilson Ramos (C), Stephen Strasburg (RHP)
SDP Lineup: Yangervis Solarte (3B), Cory Spangenberg (2B), Matt Kemp (RF), Justin Upton (LF), Yonder Alonso (1B), Jedd Gorko (SS), Derek Norris (C), James Shields (RHP), Travis Jankowski (CF)
Transactions: CF Denard Span was activated from the 15-day disabled list. RHP Tanner Roark was optioned to Single-A Potomac in the corresponding move.
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- Tuesday’s preview vs. San Diego (link)
Jacob Emert is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @JacobEmert.