Game 72 lineups: Nats vs. Phillies (take two)

There is at least a 40 percent chance of rain in Washington every hour between 7 p.m. tonight and 11 p.m. Wednesday. The Nationals and Phillies, of course, are attempting to play three ballgames during that window. We’ll see how that all works out.

For now, we’ll just focus on trying to get one game played tonight. The long-awaited series opener between these teams features the same lineups and pitching matchup that were intended to be used last night.

Robles-Tosses-Bat-After-HBP-vs-MIA-White-Sidebar.jpgThat means Patrick Corbin again will give it a go and attempt to get himself back on track after three consecutive subpar starts. That means the Nationals lineup will try to score early and often against Jake Arrieta, with Victor Robles batting ninth. And that means Bryce Harper is batting second for the Phillies, awaiting whatever reaction there is from the D.C. crowd in his second trip back to town as a visiting player.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES at WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Where: Nationals Park
Gametime: 7:05 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, MLB.com
Weather: Chance of storms, 76 degrees, wind 6 mph out to right field

NATIONALS (33-38)
SS Trea Turner
RF Adam Eaton
3B Anthony Rendon
LF Juan Soto
1B Matt Adams
2B Brian Dozier
C Yan Gomes
LHP Patrick Corbin
CF Victor Robles

PHILLIES (39-32)
SS Jean Segura
RF Bryce Harper
3B Scott Kingery
1B Rhys Hoskins
LF Sean Rodríguez
CF Roman Quinn
2B César Hernández
C Andrew Knapp
RHP Jake Arrieta

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