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.

Stay informed: 

  • Two 4-run frames ignite Nats’ second straight win (link)
  • Harper foils shift twice by going opposite way (link)
  • Tuesday’s preview vs. San Diego (link)

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

1 Comment

The real question to be answered is how good are the Mets vis a vis the Nationals even with the Nationals at full strength?

Harold G. Pavel

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