September 2: Nationals @ Cardinals
Teams: Washington Nationals (66-65, -6.5 in NL East), St. Louis Cardinals (86-46, +6.0 in NL Central)
Streaks: Nationals: L2, Cardinals: W3
First pitch: 8:15 pm ET
Watch & Listen: MASN 2, ESPN / 106.7 The FAN
WSH Lineup: Jayson Werth LF, Anthony Rendon 2B, Bryce Harper RF, Ryan Zimmerman 1B, Yunel Escobar 3B, Ian Desmond SS, Wilson Ramos C, Michael Taylor CF, Max Scherzer RHP
STL Lineup: Matt Carpenter 3B, Stephen Piscotty LF, Jason Heyward RF, Jhonny Peralta SS, Brandon Moss 1B, Tommy Pham CF, Kolten Wong, 2B, Tony Cruz C, Tyler Lyons LHP
Transactions: The Nationals recalled LHP Matt Grace and RHP Rafael Martin from Triple-A Syracuse.
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- Nats call up catching prospect Severino (link)
- Wednesday’s preview vs. St. Louis (link)
Jacob Emert is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @JacobEmert.