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Quick Notes: Game #66 / Home #34 lineups: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals
Washington D.C. - Today, the Washington Nationals open a five-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. This series will mark the first matchup between the two National League East clubs this season. This five-game series — including Friday’s doubleheader — caps off a run of 31 games in 31 days for Washington that began on May 20 at Milwaukee. The Nationals enjoyed an off day in Miami on June 6 and will have days off on Monday and Thursday of next week.
Washington Nationals Game Notes
The Nationals and Phillies will face off 19 times in 2022 (9 in D.C., 10 in PHI).
Since joining the Washington Nationals on June 1, SS Luis García he ranks 11th in the National League with a .352 batting average.
Lane Thomas is 17-for-49 (.347) with three doubles, four homers, eight RBI, seven walks, and 15 runs scored in 12 June games. Thomas has hit safely in eight of the 12, with seven multi-hit games.
Juan Soto has recorded seven RBI across his last five games. Prior to this, Soto has had seven RBI across his previous 10 games, 9 of his last 13 hits have been extra-base hits (4 2B, 5 HR).