Game 10 lineups: Nats at Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - Though they lost 4-3, the Nationals played a clean, pretty crisp game last night. No, it wasn't perfect, but neither was it anything like some of their other games to date that featured all manner of dysfunction.

So Davey Martinez will be looking for a similar performance tonight. And yet, the Nationals need not only to play well but also to win, lest they fall to 4-6 overall and a full four games behind the Phillies in the standings. Yeah, these games matter, even in early April.

Strasburg-Gray@PHI-sidebar.jpgIt's Stephen Strasburg on the mound for the Nats, looking to continue what he did Friday night while dominating in New York. This will be the first official showdown between Strasburg and Bryce Harper, though the two did face each other in a couple of live batting practice sessions in spring training back in the day. (If you're wondering, so far in three games against the Nationals, Harper is 5-for-10 with four walks, a double, a homer and three strikeouts.)

Aaron Nola starts for the Phillies, and the ace will be looking not to do what he did when he faced the Nats last week in D.C. They got him for six runs in three innings, with Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto all homering off the righty.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS at PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Where: Citizens Bank Park
Gametime: 7:05 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, MLB.com
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 65 degrees, wind 12 mph left field to right field

NATIONALS (4-5)
RF Adam Eaton
2B Brian Dozier
3B Anthony Rendon
LF Juan Soto
1B Ryan Zimmerman
C Yan Gomes
SS Wilmer Difo
RHP Stephen Strasburg
CF Victor Robles

PHILLIES (7-2)
LF Andrew McCutchen
SS Jean Segura
RF Bryce Harper
1B Rhys Hoskins
C J.T. Realmuto
CF Odúbel Herrera
2B César Hernández
3B Maikel Franco

RHP Aaron Nola

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