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.

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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)

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