Strasburg expected to start for Nationals at Phillies
Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg (1-0, 2.84 ERA) Phillies: Aaron Nola (1-0, 7.00 ERA)
LINE: Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals face the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies finished 34-42 against NL East Division opponents in 2018. Philadelphia pitchers had an ERA of 4.15 last year while striking out 9.0 hitters per game.
The Nationals went 41-35 in division play in 2018. Washington hit .254 as a team with 3.1 extra base hits per game and 191 total home runs last season.