The first-place Washington Nationals return to action Friday night following the All-Star Game break with a night game in Miami against the Marlins. TV coverage of MASN 2 will begin at 7 p.m. with the first pitch scheduled for approximately 7:10.
The game between the two NL East Division rivals can also be heard on 106.7-FM The Fan, and WHES-AM 1580 or WFED-AM 1500. Check local listing for the exact start time.
The Nationals will go with right-hander Jordan Zimmerman (5-6, 2.61 ERA) on the hill. Zimmerman will go against Marlins ace Josh Johnson (5-5, with a 4.06 ERA).
This will be Washington's second visit to Miami's beautiful, new Marlins Park this season. The Nats were swept in three games there in late May and trail in the season series two games to three. The Nationals come into the game with a division-leading 49-34 record, four game up on the second-place Atlanta Braves. The Marlins currently sit in fourth place at 41-44 through the first half, nine games back of Washington.
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