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Game 149 lineups: Nationals at Braves

ATLANTA - Last night’s injury to Patrick Corbin shined an even brighter light on the Nationals’ missing pitching depth.

But it doesn’t get to the heart of the team’s central issue right now: lack of run production. 

The Nationals have scored just five total runs over their last three games, including two in each of the first two games of their series against the Braves. They haven’t left the yard since a four-homer game against the Marlins on Sept. 17.

After Joey Meneses’ four-hit day in the series opener Monday, no Nat collected more than one hit in Tuesday’s 5-2 loss. Washington went just 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position. 

Atlanta, meanwhile, clinched a postseason berth with last night’s win and the Brewers’ loss to the Mets. 

WASHINGTON NATIONALS at ATLANTA BRAVES

Where: Truist Park
Gametime: 12:20 p.m.
TV: MASN, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, MLB.com
Weather: 87 degrees, wind 2 mph out of the northeast 

NATIONALS

RF Lane Thomas
2B Luis García
1B Joey Meneses
DH Luke Voit
3B Ildemaro Vargas
SS CJ Abrams
CF Victor Robles
LF Josh Palacios
C Tres Barrera

RHP Paolo Espino  

BRAVES

DH Ronald Acuña Jr.
SS Dansby Swanson
3B Austin Riley
1B Matt Olson
C William Contreras
CF Michael Harris II
LF Eddie Rosario
RF Robbie Grossman
2B Vaughn Grissom

RHP Bryce Elder

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