Lane Thomas and the Washington Nationals hit the field on Thursday at Nationals Park against Chris Sale, who is starting for the Boston Red Sox. First pitch will be at 4:05 PM ET for the final game of a three-game series.
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Nationals vs. Red Sox Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:
- Date: Thursday, August 17, 2023
- Time: 4:05 PM ET
- TV Channel: MASN
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Venue: Nationals Park
- Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!
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Explore More About This Game
Nationals Batting & Pitching Performance
- The Nationals’ 112 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
- Washington ranks 18th in the majors with a .402 team slugging percentage.
- The Nationals rank fifth in MLB with a .259 team batting average.
- Washington ranks 18th in the majors with 527 total runs scored this season.
- The Nationals have an OBP of .319 this season, which ranks 15th in MLB.
- The Nationals rank second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.1 whiffs per contest.
- Washington averages just 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in the majors.
- Washington has pitched to a 4.87 ERA this season, which ranks 27th in baseball.
- The Nationals have a combined WHIP of 1.449 as a pitching staff, which is third-worst in baseball this season.
Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher
- Patrick Corbin (7-11) will take the mound for the Nationals, his 25th start of the season.
- The left-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw five innings against the Philadelphia Phillies, giving up no earned runs while allowing one hit.
- In 24 starts this season, he’s earned 10 quality starts.
- Corbin has pitched five or more innings in 23 straight games and will look to extend that streak.
- He has two appearances this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his 24 chances this season.
|Date||Opponent||Score||Home/Away||Nationals Starter||Opponent Starter|
|8/11/2023||Athletics||W 8-2||Home||Joan Adon||Paul Blackburn|
|8/12/2023||Athletics||W 3-2||Home||Jake Irvin||Luis Medina|
|8/13/2023||Athletics||W 8-7||Home||Trevor Williams||Ken Waldichuk|
|8/15/2023||Red Sox||L 5-4||Home||Josiah Gray||Nick Pivetta|
|8/16/2023||Red Sox||W 6-2||Home||MacKenzie Gore||James Paxton|
|8/17/2023||Red Sox||–||Home||Patrick Corbin||Chris Sale|
|8/18/2023||Phillies||–||Home||Joan Adon||Michael Lorenzen|
|8/19/2023||Phillies||–||Home||Jake Irvin||Taijuan Walker|
|8/20/2023||Phillies||–||Home||Trevor Williams||Ranger Suárez|
|8/22/2023||Yankees||–||Away||Josiah Gray||Luis Severino|
|8/23/2023||Yankees||–||Away||MacKenzie Gore||Randy Vasquez|
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