Nationals vs. Phillies – Game Preview – September 9, 2022

Washington Nationals (49-89, fifth in NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (75-62, third in NL East)

Philadelphia; Friday, 7:05 PM EDT

PITCHING POSSIBLE: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (6-17, 6.28 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 118 strikeouts); Phillies: Noah Syndergaard (8-9, 4.07 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 85 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals will play against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday after the quadruple by Alex Call.

Philadelphia has an overall record of 75-62 and a record of 41-31 at home. The Phillies have gone 54-27 in games when they scored eight or more hits.

Washington is 49-89 overall and 27-42 on the road. Nationals hitters hit a collective .252, the team’s 10th best batting average in MLB game.

Friday’s matchup marks the 13th time these teams have met this season. The Phillies hold a 10-2 lead in the season.

TOP PERFORMANCE: Rhys Hoskins has 27 doubles, two triples and 26 home runs for the Phillies. Edmundo Sosa is 7-for-16 with four doubles, two homeruns and five RBI in the last 10 games.

Cesar Hernandez is 13th in the Nationals with a batting average of .252 and has 27 doubles, four triples, a home run, 41 walks and 32 RBI. Joey Meneses is 15-for-47 with a homerun and nine RBI in the last 10 games.


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