Friday, June 26, 2015

Phillies Series Preview | June 26-28 vs. Washington Nationals

The Nationals visit Philadelphia riding a historic six-game winning streak, but the Phillies have won three of their last four contests, including a pair in New York against the Yankees.



by PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
June 26 2015, 1:00 PM EST.


About the Nationals 
- The Nationals come to Philadelphia having won six straight and sit atop the NL East standings. The starting staff has set a franchise record with 41 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings.

- If Max Scherzer can start Friday night's game against Philadelphia with four scoreless innings, the Nationals will eclipse the 2008 Indians (44 1/3 innings) and have the second-longest scoreless streak in the expansion era.

Probable Starters
Friday: RHP Aaron Harang (4-9, 3.41) vs. RHP Max Scherzer (8-5, 1.76), 7:05 p.m. ET.

Saturday: LHP Adam Morgan (1-0, 1.59) vs. LHP Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 4.41), 3:10 p.m. ET.

Sunday: RHP Kevin Correia (0-1, 4.30) vs. RHP Stephen Strasburg (4-5, 5.90), 1:35 p.m. ET.

Team WAR Leaders: PHI: Cole Hamels (1.7), Maikel Franco (1.6), Aaron Harang (1.3) | WSH: Bryce Harper (5.1), Max Scherzer (4.0), Jordan Zimmerman (2.0).

Weather Forecast:
Friday: Overcast with a  20% chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Game time temperature 68F with winds light and variable.

Saturday: Thundershowers throughout the afternoon, chance of rain 90%. Game time temperature of 70F with winds E at 15-25 mph.

Sunday: Cloudy with showers, chance of rain 40%. Game time temperature of 77F with winds WSW 15-25 mph.

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