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Max Scherzer

Friday: Marlins at Nationals, 7:05 p.m.

On the mound RHP Jose Fernandez (5-0, 2.06) vs. RHP Max Scherzer (12-11, 2.91): The Marlins have won six of Fernandez's eight stars since his return from the disabled list. Scherzer had lost three straight decisions before blanking the Marlins over eight innings in a 5-0 Nationals' win at Marlins Park last week. Saturday – LHP Justin Nicolino (3-3, 3.81) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (12-8, 3.51); Sunday – LHP Brad Hand (4-6, 5.32) vs. RHP Stephen Strasburg (9-7, 3.98). Upcoming series Tuesday-Thursday, vs. Phillies; Sept. 25-27, vs. Braves Sept. 28-Oct. 1, at Rays On the air TV: Fox Sports Florida; MLB Network. Radio: 790-AM, 760-AM, 710-AM (Spanish)