Nationals take on the Phillies looking to break road losing streak

Washington Nationals (36-72, fifth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (58-48, third in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 6:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (4-15, 6.57 ERA, 1.77 WHIP, 102 strikeouts); Phillies: Ranger Suarez (7-5, 3.60 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -259, Nationals +211; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals hit the road against the Philadelphia Phillies looking to end a three-game road skid.

Philadelphia has a 28-25 record at home and a 58-48 record overall. The Phillies have a 26-10 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Washington is 36-72 overall and 19-32 in road games. The Nationals have a 25-6 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Saturday’s game is the 11th time these teams match up this season. The Phillies have an 8-2 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia with 34 home runs while slugging .500. Rhys Hoskins is 13-for-36 with three home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.

Luke Voit leads Washington with 13 home runs while slugging .414. Luis Garcia is 15-for-39 with two home runs and 10 RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 8-2, .269 batting average, 4.14 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

Nationals: 3-7, .254 batting average, 5.96 ERA, outscored by 19 runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (biceps), Zach Eflin: 60-Day IL (knee), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10-Day IL (thumb), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Nationals: MacKenzie Gore: 15-Day IL (elbow), Evan Lee: 60-Day IL (flexor), Erick Fedde: 15-Day IL (right shoulder), Tyler Clippard: 15-Day IL (groin), Stephen Strasburg: 60-Day IL (ribs), Tanner Rainey: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jackson Tetreault: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Carter Kieboom: 60-Day IL (forearm), Sean Doolittle: 60-Day IL (elbow), Will Harris: 60-Day IL (pectoral), Seth Romero: 60-Day IL (calf), Joe Ross: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Like WTOP on Facebook and follow WTOP on Twitter and Instagram to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2022 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up