The Angels go for a home sweep of the Nationals on Wednesday afternoon in Anaheim. Dan Haren gets the start for the Angels, facing Jordan Zimmermann of Washington. Jayson Werth, hitting just .156/.294/.289 in June, gets a rest tonight, with Brian Bixler getting the start in right field. Here are tonight's starting lineups:
The Angels have won all five series this year against National League teams, and are 10-3 in interleague play this season. The Angels, who are 17-20 at home this year, are looking for their first home sweep of the season. Mike Fitzgerald, a utility man who played for the Angels in 1992, will throw out the first pitch tonight in Anaheim.
Today's 4:05 p.m. PDT game will be televised by Fox Sports West. For more news and information about the Angels, or on today's game, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Halos Heaven.