The biggest issue for the Nationals so far this season has been with their offense scoring 111 total runs this season. On the mound for the Nationals is Patrick Corbin who sits with an ERA over seven and he wont get a whole lot of run support in this game.
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Zach Eflin (2-1) 3.38 ERA - Eflin continues to pound the strike zone, which is a big reason for his strong start. He has walked only three batters in 45 1/3 innings in his first seven starts. And one of those walks was an intentional walk. He has struck out 42.
Patrick Corbin (1-3) 7.36 ERA - Since joining the Nationals, Corbin is 2-1 with a 3.00 ERA in six starts vs. the Phillies. He allowed three solo home runs in his last start on Friday against the Yankees.
going with Eflin and Philly here as we are getting the better offense and the better starter in this spot.
The Nationals Park has an open roof so weather should be considered for today's game. It will be Sunny with 14% cloud cover and a 0% chance for rain. The temperature is 68 with 22% humidity and winds at 8 mph NNW.