May 16, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT
Fresh off a 10-0 blowout victory on Friday night, the Nationals continue their series against the Padres at Petco Park in San Diego on Saturday. Max Scherzer (3-3, 1.99) will try to follow up a dominant performance by his teammate, Jordan Zimmermann.
Scherzer is making his eighth start of the 2015 season after one of his best outings of the year. He allowed just one run in seven innings in a Nationals win over the Diamondbacks on May 11.
Right-hander Andrew Cashner (1-6, 3.07) will start for San Diego. The five-year pro also saw the Diamondbacks his last time out. He gave up two runs in seven innings in a 2-1 Padres loss.
Jayson Werth is not in the Nationals’ lineup after taking a pitch off his left wrist in Friday night’s game. He was scheduled for an evaluation today after X-rays on Friday showed no fractures.
We are not on the road for this one, but enjoy the game…
WASHINGTON NATIONALS at SAN DIEGO PADRES
Where: Petco Park, San Diego
Gametime: 8:40 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN2, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, XM 869
Weather: Partly cloudy, 62 degrees, Wind 9 mph in from LF
CF Denard Span
SS Ian Desmond
3B Yunel Escobar
RF Bryce Harper
1B Ryan Zimmerman
C Wilson Ramos
2B Danny Espinosa
LF Michael Taylor
RHP Max Scherzer
2B Cory Spangenberg
CF Will Venable
RF Matt Kemp
LF Justin Upton
1B Yangervis Solarte
3B Will Middlebrooks
SS Alexi Amarista
C Austin Hedges
RHP Andrew Cashner
HP Gerry Davis (cc)
1B Phil Cuzzi
2B Tony Randazzo
3B Pat Hoberg
FINAL NL EAST STANDINGS
ON THE RADIO
As ESPN-980 AM's Nats Insider, Mark makes daily appearances on the station's various shows. Here's the 2015 schedule (subject to change)...
MON: 12:45 p.m.
TUE: 2:30 p.m.
WED: 4:30 p.m.
THU: 2:30 p.m.
FRI: 5:30 p.m.
SAT: 10:30 a.m.
*All times Eastern. You can also listen to the station on 94.3 FM, 92.7 FM and online at ESPN980.com. Click here for past audio clips.
Follow us on Twitter
- Bryce Harper thanks Nationals fans for support during 2017 season
- 20 things D.C. sports fans should be really happy about, playoff success or not
- Nationals Game 5 meltdown yet another reminder why D.C. can't have nice things
- With contractual decisions looming, Nats missed chance at stress-free World Series run
- Nationals suffer postseason heartbreak yet again in lengthy, controversial Game 5 loss
- NLDS 2017: Nationals vs. Cubs Game 5 Live Blog
- Nationals place faith in Gio Gonzalez, name him Game 5 starter vs. Cubs
- D.C. Metro extends hours for Nationals vs. Cubs Game 5
- Nationals 2017 Postseason Game 5 NLDS vs. Cubs: Date, Time, TV Channel and How to Watch
- Strasburg spins gem, Taylor hits grand slam to force Game 5 vs. Cubs