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The Nationals have won four of the past five games, riding a series win over the Rockies. They open their three-game series against the Indians on Friday, the second stop of the three-city road trip. Gio Gonzalez (3-3, 3.59 ERA) has a 0.68 ERA in four career starts at Progressive Field. The Nationals face power sinker-baller Justin Masterson (8-5, 3.68 ERA). The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game here.