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The Morning Briefing: Nationals lose series finale to the Philadelphia Phillies
The latest news, headlines, and analysis about the Washington Nationals for Monday, August 8, 2022.
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Here are the latest headlines and analyses around the Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball for today, August 8, 2022.
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Upcoming Nationals schedule:
Monday, August 8, 2022: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs; 8:05 p.m. EDT
Tuesday, August 9, 2022: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs; 8:05 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, August 10, 2022: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs; 2:20 p.m. EDT
Thursday, August 11, 2022: DAY OFF
Friday, August 12, 2022: San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals; 7:05 p.m. EDT
Saturday, August 13, 2022: San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals; 7:05 p.m. EDT
A SPECIAL IN THE CLUBHOUSE PODCAST EPISODE
It’s been a while since we last recorded an episode for In the Clubhouse, so if we did record it, you know that the topic has to be in important. We will try to get back into releasing more podcasts, so please stay tuned for more information on that.
In the meanwhile, since there was a big trade this week, and there has been ALOT of talk about the brand new prospects that the Nationals acquired, we decided to reach out to one of the best podcasts about the San Diego farm system to talk about the haul of prospects that the Nationals got in return for Juan Soto: Friars On The Farm Podcast.
During the episode, we discussed all the prospects the Nationals got in exchange. It was one of the best conversations that we have had about prospects in a long time.
You can listen to the podcast on all the streaming services. We even added links here, so you don’t have to search.
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Leading the Morning Briefing: Nationals finish series with Philadelphia and now head to Chicago for a three-game series. The Washington Nationals finished their weekend series against the Philadelphia Phillies by getting blown out 13-1. There are very few highlights for the Nationals, only scoring one run.
Abbott went 3.2 innings giving up seven runs on seven hits, four home runs, and only struck out two. RHP Víctor Arano went only one inning but gave up three runs.
César Hernández tallied three hits, including an RBI single in the 5th inning that plated the Nationals' only run. Newly acquired first baseman Luke Voit extended his 17-game on-base streak by going 3-2 this afternoon. The Nationals left eight base runners in the loss.
The Nationals dropped to 36-74, 5th in the NL East. RHP Cory Abbott got the loss for the Nationals and now head to Chicago to face the Chicago Cubs for a three-game series before the …. San Diego Padres [along with their two new players] come into town at the end of the week.
The Nationals will face the Chicago Cubs for the first time this season. They will face the team again for a three-game series at Nationals Park on August 15-17.
Monday, August 8, 2022, at Chicago Cubs 8:05 p.m. (RHP Aníbal Sánchez (0-4, 7.65) RHP Keegan Thompson (8-5, 3.48) )
RHP Aníbal Sánchez returns to Wrigley field for the first time since August 23, 2019, when he allowed one hit over 8.1 innings.
In a 9-3 win. Sánchez is 3-0 with a 1.52 ERA in his last four starts at Wrigley.
Tuesday, August. 9, 2022, at Chicago Cubs 8:05 p.m. (RHP Paolo Espino (0-4, 4.20) RHP Marcus Stroman (3-5, 4.00) )
RHP Paolo Espino makes his fourth career appearance (third start) against Chicago (NL) and third appearance at Wrigley Field.
He is 1-0 with a 3.48 ERA in his career against the Cubs.
Wednesday., August 10, 2022, at Chicago Cubs 2:20 p.m. (RHP Josiah Gray (7-8, 4.92) LHP Justin Steele (4-7, 3.67) )
Josiah Gray will make his first career start against the Chicago Cubs.
Tanner Rainey had Tommy John surgery per MASN. According to Mark Zuckerman of MASN, it looks like RHP Tanner Rainey has had Tommy John surgery down in Texas by Dr. Keith Meister. Click here to read more.
The Washington Nationals have claimed outfielder Alex Call off waivers from Cleveland.
On Sunday, the Washington Nationals claim outfielder Alex Call off waivers from Cleveland. Click here to read the full article.