The Philadelphia Phillies hope to ride the momentum from their trip to Milwaukee as they host the Washington Nationals in the opener of their three-game series Friday.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Nationals RH Jordan Zimmermann (6-4, 2.79 ERA) vs. Phillies RH A.J. Burnett (5-8, 3.92)
Zimmermann was forced to settle for a no-decision against Chicago on Sunday despite scattering seven hits over six scoreless innings.
Burnett is coming off a loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday, when he allowed three runs and five hits in seven innings against his former team.
– Over is 7-2-2 in Nationals last 11 Friday games.
– Over is 5-1 in Burnetts last 6 starts vs. National League East.