Game 92 lineups: Nats at Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - The Nationals have won six of their last seven series thanks to their 4-3 comeback win here Saturday night. They are 9-4 against the Phillies this season and have a 2 1/2 game lead over them in the National League wild card race. The Nats lead Milwaukee by two games for the top overall wild card.

The Nationals have won a franchise-best 30 of their last 41 games to vault back into the postseason picture. Left-hander Patrick Corbin, who put together a quality start Saturday night for a no-decision, says the main reason is the guys standing around him in the clubhouse.

“We’ve had confidence all year,” Corbin said. “We really like the guys in this clubhouse. We are a team, from top to bottom. Everyone comes every day to play for each other and no one is selfish on this team. We knew it was going to kick around. It just wasn’t the start we wanted. We knew we had the guys in here to come back and we’re just excited for this second half to keep things rolling.”

sanchez-anibal-delivers-gray-sidebar.jpgRight-hander Aníbal Sánchez (5-6, 3.66 ERA) gets the ball for today’s series finale as the Nats go for their second straight sweep of the Phillies. The Phillies go with veteran right-hander Jake Arrieta (8-7, 4.67). In seven starts since returning from the injured list, Sánchez has gone 5-0 with a 2.18 ERA, with 34 strikeouts, eight walks and a .206 BAA.


WASHINGTON NATIONALS at PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Where: Citizens Bank Park
Gametime: 1:05 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, TBS, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, MLB.com
Weather: Partly cloudy, 89 degrees, no precipitation expected, wind 11 mph out to left field

NATIONALS (49-42)

SS Trea Turner
RF Adam Eaton
3B Anthony Rendon
LF Juan Soto
1B Matt Adams
2B Brian Dozier
C Kurt Suzuki
CF Victor Robles
RHP Aníbal Sánchez

PHILLIES (47-45)

2B Scott Kingery
SS Jean Segura
RF Bryce Harper
1B Rhys Hoskins
C J.T. Realmuto
LF Jay Bruce
3B Maikel Franco
CF Adam Haseley
RHP Jake Arrieta

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