August 26: Padres @ Nationals

Teams: Washington Nationals (63-61, -5.5 in NL East), San Diego Padres (61-64, -7.5 in NL West)

Streaks: Nationals: W3, Padres: L2

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), Gio Gonzalez (LHP)

SDP Lineup:  Yangervis Solarte (3B), Melvin Upton (CF), Matt Kemp (RF), Justin Upton (LF), Jedd Gyorko (2B), Derek Norris (1B), Austin Hedges (C), Clint Barmes (SS), Tyson Ross (RHP)

Transactions: None.

Stay informed: 

  • Strong Stras, slam by Zim carry Nats to win (link)
  • Call extends inning for Nats, who cash in (link)
  • Span activated, returns to top of lineup (link)
  • Nationals stretching out Roark in Minors (link)
  • Rotation shuffle aligns front-end starters vs. Mets (link)
  • Wednesday’s preview vs. Padres (link)

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

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