Game 88 discussion thread: Nationals vs. Cubs


If the Nationals played in any other National League division, they’d be in the thick of the race. Instead, they’re trailing second-place Atlanta – the second-best team in the NL, record-wise – by 6 ½ games.

So the Nationals will have to keep winning at a torrid rate if they want to keep within striking distance. Tonight, they’ll try to win their third straight over the Cubs and ensure a series victory. Tom Gorzelanny, who’s allowed one earned run in 14 innings over his last two starts, will face his former team. Randy Wells will take a 6.59 ERA to the mound for Chicago.

As always, talk about the game right here.

Adam Kilgore covers national sports for the Washington Post. Previously he served as the Post's Washington Nationals beat writer from 2010 to 2014.

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