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Nationals Report

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Next Three

TimeOpponent

Nationals

Pitchers

Opponent

Pitchers

TV
Tonight7:10Phillies

Jason Bergmann

(1-1, 7.45)

Cole Hamels

(5-3, 2.89)

MASN2
Tomorrow7:10Phillies

Matt Chico

(0-5, 6.07)

Jamie Moyer

(3-3, 4.89)

MASN2
Friday7:35Brewers

Odalis P┬┐rez

(1-4, 4.34)

Dave Bush

(1-4, 6.05)

MASN,

WDCA-20

ALL GAMES ON WWWT (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)

PERSONNEL DEPT.

RF Austin Kearns was out of the lineup for the second straight day with swelling in his right elbow. X-rays taken last night were negative, but Kearns -- who said he felt better yesterday -- will have an MRI exam today. . . . Dmitri Young made his first start of the season at first base last night. With starter Nick Johnson on the disabled list (wrist), Manager Manny Acta said he would use Aaron Boone as a late-inning defensive substitution for Young when the Nationals have the lead.

BY THE NUMBERS

1

Home run for Nationals' left fielders. Rob Mackowiak homered May 8 in Houston.

QUOTABLE

"I definitely want to go on the next one, because I can't stand being away."

Closer Chad Cordero, who has stayed home the last two road trips

because he is on the disabled list

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