Game 50 lineups: Nats at Marlins

MIAMI - Matt Adams continues to demonstrate the worth of his signing, especially for his power bat. Adams’ homer on Friday was his 12th of the season, second to Bryce Harper (15) on the club.

Adams rounding third grey.jpgAccording to the Nationals’ public relations staff, Adams would lead the National League in slugging percentage (.626) and would be second in OPS (.995) if he had the minimum plate appearances (3.1). Adams currently stands at 2.71 plate appearances per game.

Mark Reynolds, who gets the start at first base today, also has shown tremendous power with four homers since he joined the Nats. The team has homered in five straight games, which is their second longest streak of the season (seven), and have an NL-leading 64 homers. The Milwaukee Brewers have 63.

Right-hander Tanner Roark (2-4, 3.39 ERA) seeks his third win of the season as he takes on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen (1-2, 6.55).

Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins
Where: Marlins Park
Gametime: 4:10 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN2, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, MLB.com
Weather: Indoors, 76 degrees

NATIONALS
SS Trea Turner
RF Bryce Harper
3B Anthony Rendon
1B Mark Reynolds
LF Juan Soto
CF Michael A. Taylor
C Pedro Severino
RHP Tanner Roark
2B Wilmer Difo

MARLINS
LF Daniel Dietrich
C J.T. Realmuto
1B Justin Bour
2B Starlin Castro
RF Brian Anderson
3B Miguel Rojas
SS JT Riddle
CF Lewis Brinson
LHP Wei-Yin Chen

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