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Quick Notes: Game #90 lineups: Washington Nationals (30 – 58) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
Game summary and lineups as the Washington Nationals face the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 22, 2022
Welcome to the second half of the 2022 season. The Washington Nationals kick off the second half with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Arizona. The Washington Nationals also kick off the 2022 season with the worst record in baseball.
Washington snapped a nine-game losing streak in the final game before the All-Star Break, defeating the Atlanta Braves, 7–3 on July 17. Washington will play 38 of their final 68 games on the road to end the season.
There has been a lot of talk about the Washington Nationals and a specific player's contracts; plane flights, oh my! Glad that we can now take a break from it all that enjoy some baseball until the next news drops!
Washington Nationals (31-63) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (40-52)
LHP Patrick Corbin ( 4-12; 5.87 ERA) vs. RHP Zac Gallen (4-2; 3.56 ERA)
Friday, July 22, 2022, | 9:40 p.m. EDT | Game # 90
Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
TV: MASN | Radio: 106.7 The Fan / Nationals Radio Network
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First Baseman Josh Bell enters the second half of the 2022 season with a .311 batting average, 50 RBI, 13 home runs, and .895 OPS.
Catcher Keibert Ruiz ranks second in Major League Baseball with 14 caught stealing, behind only Philadelphia catcher J.T. Realmuto (15).
LHP Patrick Corbin faces the Diamondbacks for the first time this season and the third time in his career. Corbin is 0-1 with a 17.18 ERA in two starts against Arizona. A member of the Diamondbacks from 2012-18, Corbin pitched in 87 games at Chase field, making 78 starts, his most in any stadium. He is 30-27 with two saves, a 3.58 ERA in Arizona, and his 3.58 ERA is his second-lowest in any ballpark he's made more than three starts in, bested only by PNC Park in Pittsburgh (6 starts - 2.31 ERA).
In his last start, LHP Patrick Corbin pitched 5.0 innings, allowing six runs, five earned on nine hits with two walks, and eight strikeouts on July 15 vs. Atlanta. Corbin Took the loss in Washington’s 8-4 defeat. It was the third time he has allowed four earned runs in a game since June 11.