WASHINGTON — Sunday Night Baseball comes to the nation's capital for the first time in four years. The first-place Nationals are finally marketable to a wider audience.

And they are going for a sweep of the last-place Phillies, who have lost seven in a row to this franchise. Charlie Manuel's lineup looks like this:

1. Jimmy Rollins 6
2. Juan Pierre 7
3. Shane Victorino 8
4. Hunter Pence 9
5. Laynce Nix 3
6. Carlos Ruiz 2
7. Placido Polanco 5
8. Pete Orr 4
9. Cole Hamels 1

Most notably, Polanco has gone from batting third to seventh in the span of two days.

Here are the Nationals' career numbers against Hamels:

  PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Ian Desmond 18 17 4 2 0 1 2 1 5 .235 .278 .529 .807
Adam LaRoche 18 16 4 1 0 3 5 1 5 .250 .333 .875 1.208
Jesus Flores 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 .071 .071 .071 .143
Chad Tracy 9 8 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 .250 .333 .625 .958
Rick Ankiel 8 7 4 1 0 1 2 1 1 .571 .625 1.143 1.768
Danny Espinosa 7 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571
Jayson Werth 7 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143
Xavier Nady 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Wilson Ramos 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500
Roger Bernadina 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333
Total 93 86 18 4 0 6 11 5 29 .209 .269 .465 .734

Washington starter Jordan Zimmermann has a 1.89 ERA in five 2012 starts. He has a career 6.60 ERA in 15 innings (three starts) against the Phillies.

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