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Nationals-Diamondbacks discussion thread: Game 125

Tanner Roark. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

UPDATE, 6:35 p.m.: The game will begin 10 minutes late as the grounds crew prepares the field following evening rain the forced batting practice indoors.

The Nationals look to extend their season-best eight-game winning streak against the lowly Diamondbacks. The longest winning streak is Nationals history is a 10-game run in 2005. Tanner Roark (12-7, 2.93 ERA) takes the mound and will be opposed by struggling right-hander Trevor Cahill (3-8, 4.68 ERA). The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game below.

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010, wrote about high school sports across the region for two years and has covered the Nationals since the middle of the 2012 season.
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