Game 120 lineups: Nats vs. Reds

In turning their season around, the Nationals have rebounded from a low point of 12 games under .500 to a high point of nine games over .500. They’ve had several chances to climb to 10 games over but to date haven’t been able to reach that level. They’ll get another chance today as they attempt to sweep the Reds.

Strasburg-Delivers-Blue-sidebar.jpgStephen Strasburg takes the ball, looking to pick up where he left off Friday night in New York and earn his league-leading 15th win of the season. Strasburg has enjoyed success against just about everyone in the Reds lineup. Everyone, of course, except for Joey Votto. Votto is 6-for-18 with two homers and five walks in his career against the big righty, to no one’s surprise.

The Nationals lineup gets a look at Trevor Bauer, the former Indians right-hander who was dealt to Cincinnati a couple of weeks ago. Having spent most of his career in the American League, Bauer has faced only a few Nats more than a handful of times. So most of the guys playing today won’t be all that familiar with him.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS vs. CINCINNATI REDS
Where: Nationals Park
Gametime: 4:05 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN2, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, MLB.com
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 86 degrees, wind 7 mph in from left field

NATIONALS (64-55)
SS Trea Turner
RF Adam Eaton
3B Anthony Rendon
LF Juan Soto
1B Matt Adams
2B Asdrúbal Cabrera
C Kurt Suzuki
CF Victor Robles
RHP Stephen Strasburg

REDS (56-62)
CF Jesse Winker
1B Joey Votto
3B Eugenio Suárez
LF Josh VanMeter
RF Aristedes Aquino
2B Freddy Galvis
SS José Iglesias
C Tucker Barnhart
RHP Trevor Bauer

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