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    The Washington Nationals (49-90) will look for another strong showing from a slugger when they square off against the Philadelphia Phillies (76-62) on Saturday at 6:05 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park. Alex Call is riding a two-game home run streak for the underdog Nationals (+206) going into this contest against the favored Phillies (-252). Ranger Suarez starts for Philadelphia while Washington will counter with Erick Fedde.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:05 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Phillies vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -252 8.5

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies are seventh-best in MLB action with 172 total home runs.
    • The Phillies are eighth in the majors with a .254 batting average.
    • The Phillies rank 13th in baseball with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • The Phillies strike out 8.4 times per game, the No. 14 average in the league.
    • The Phillies average 1.3 homers per game when playing at home this season (93 total in home outings).
    • The Phillies have a .436 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .258 at home this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Rhys Hoskins has 27 doubles, two triples, 27 home runs and 65 walks while hitting .252.
    • Hoskins is 76th in batting average, 50th in on-base percentage, and 27th in slugging among qualifying batters in baseball.
    • Hoskins hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .300 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and an RBI.
    • Kyle Schwarber has 105 hits, which is tops among Philadelphia batters this season. He’s batting .212 with 57 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying batters, Schwarber ranks 134th in batting average, 109th in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging percentage.
    • J.T. Realmuto leads Philadelphia in OBP (.342) this season, fueled by 115 hits.
    • Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia with a slugging percentage of .408, fueled by 35 extra-base hits.
    • Bohm heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .368 with two doubles, a triple and three RBI.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 118 home runs as a team.
    • The Nationals rank 10th in MLB with a .252 team batting average.
    • The Nationals have the 14th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.315).
    • The Nationals rank third in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.4 whiffs per contest.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 53 homers, an average of 0.8 per contest.
    • In 70 road games this season, they’re slugging .382 with 175 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .260 with 8.9 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Cesar Hernandez has a .326 slugging percentage, which paces the Nationals.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Hernandez is 76th in batting average, 95th in on-base percentage and 135th in slugging percentage.
    • Hernandez takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .324 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, six walks and six RBI.
    • Nelson Cruz has 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 walks while batting .238.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Cruz ranks 106th in batting average, 90th in on-base percentage and 131st in slugging percentage.
    • Lane Thomas has 103 hits, a team-high for the Nationals.
    • Luke Voit’s .320 on-base percentage paces his team.

    Phillies vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Suárez Fedde
    24 GS 22
    8-5 W-L 6-9
    3.52 ERA 5.08
    127.2 IP 106.1
    49 BB 50
    110 SO 82

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