Nationals host the Phillies on home losing streak

June 17, 2022 GMT

Philadelphia Phillies (33-31, third in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (23-43, fifth in the NL East)

Washington; Friday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Ranger Suarez (4-4, 4.40 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 49 strikeouts); Nationals: Joan Adon (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -230, Nationals +190; over/under is 10 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals play the Philadelphia Phillies looking to break a five-game home skid.

Washington is 23-43 overall and 11-23 in home games. The Nationals have a 19-3 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Philadelphia has a 14-14 record on the road and a 33-31 record overall. The Phillies have the fourth-ranked team on-base percentage in the NL at .321.

The teams meet Friday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josh Bell has 10 doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 39 RBI while hitting .298 for the Nationals. Luis Garcia is 12-for-39 with a double and two home runs over the past 10 games.


Kyle Schwarber ranks second on the Phillies with 28 extra base hits (10 doubles and 18 home runs). Rhys Hoskins is 18-for-42 with three doubles, a triple, five home runs and 11 RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nationals: 2-8, .251 batting average, 6.44 ERA, outscored by 34 runs

Phillies: 8-2, .290 batting average, 3.30 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs

INJURIES: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: 15-Day IL (ribs), Hunter Harvey: 60-Day IL (pronator), Victor Arano: 15-Day IL (knee), Josh Rogers: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alcides Escobar: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Mason Thompson: 60-Day IL (biceps), Sean Doolittle: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anibal Sanchez: 60-Day IL (neck), Will Harris: 60-Day IL (pectoral), Seth Romero: 60-Day IL (calf), Carter Kieboom: 60-Day IL (right forearm), Joe Ross: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Phillies: Jean Segura: 60-Day IL (finger), Johan Camargo: 10-Day IL (knee), Nick Maton: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.