These are truly the last days. After Stephen Strasburg finally had a good night against the Braves, the Nationals are now one win away from clinching the divisional title in enemy territory: The home of our Braves. Atlanta has to win the next two games in this series to postpone the celebrations. Here's hoping that they can get it done.
The Braves offense which showed signs of life in the bottom of the 9th last night will have to keep it up tonight, and they'll have to go through Tanner Roark to do so. Meanwhile, the Braves are trotting out Aaron Harang again, because why not? To be fair, he did give the Nationals the runaround last week in D.C., so maybe the team is hoping that the same can occur tonight?
Speaking of the same, the Braves will be using the same wonky lineup that they had last night. Let's just hope for the best, y'all.
|WASHINGTON NATIONALS||ATLANTA BRAVES|
|Denard Span - CF||Phil Gosselin - 2B|
|Anthony Rendon - 3B||Andrelton Simmons - SS|
|Jayson Werth - RF||Freddie Freeman - 1B|
|Adam LaRoche - 1B||Justin Upton - LF|
|Ian Desmond - SS||Jason Heyward - RF|
|Bryce Harper - LF||Christian Bethancourt - C|
|Wilson Ramos - C||Chris Johnson - 3B|
|Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B||B.J. Upton - CF|
|Tanner Roark - RHP||Aaron Harang - RHP|
Trajectory and Movement - from 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2015
|Pitch Type||Count||Freq||Velo (mph)||pfx HMov (in.)||pfx VMov (in.)||H. Rel (ft.)||V. Rel (ft.)|