Washington opens 3-game series at Milwaukee
Milwaukee; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Washington hits the road to begin a three game series against Milwaukee.
The Brewers are 13-8 on their home turf. Milwaukee has hit 62 home runs this season, second in the National League. Christian Yelich leads them with 15, averaging one every 6.9 at-bats.
The Nationals are 7-8 in road games. The Washington offense has compiled a .250 batting average as a team this season, Adam Eaton leads the team with a mark of .290. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 15 home runs and is batting .340. Mike Moustakas is 13-for-41 with three doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 6-4, .231 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Nationals: 2-8, .230 batting average, 5.50 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
Brewers Injuries: Aaron Wilkerson: 10-day IL (foot), Bobby Wahl: 60-day IL (knee), Brent Suter: 60-day IL (elbow), Jimmy Nelson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Corey Knebel: 60-day IL (elbow), Chase Anderson: 10-day IL (finger), Lorenzo Cain: day-to-day (left hand contusion).
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rosenthal: 10-day IL (infection), Koda Glover: 60-day IL (forearm), Michael A. Taylor: day-to-day (wrist), Juan Soto: 10-day IL (back spasms), Ryan Zimmerman: 10-day IL (foot), Trea Turner: 10-day IL (finger), Anthony Rendon: 10-day IL (elbow), Matt Adams: 10-day IL (shoulder).