Nationals vs. Orioles discussion thread: Game 39

The Washington Nationals have a chance to regain first place in the NL East with a victory over Baltimore combined with an Atlanta Braves loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Nationals dropped a half-game behind the Braves in the division after losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-3, on Thurday night.

This series marks the first time the Nationals and Orioles have played one another each with a winning record.

The Nationals send Edwin Jackson to the mound. The right-hander is 1-1 with a 3.71 ERA. The Orioles counter with righty Jake Arrieta (2-4, 5.21).

Gene Wang is a sports reporter covering multiple beats, including Navy football, the Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, women’s basketball, auto racing, boxing and golf. He also covers Fantasy Football.

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