The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will take on the New York Yankees Thursday in the first game of a delayed and shortened regular season on Thursday at Nationals Park.

The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will take on the New York Yankees Thursday in the first game of a delayed and shortened regular season on Thursday at Nationals Park.

The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will take on the New York Yankees Thursday in the first game of a delayed and shortened regular season on Thursday at Nationals Park.

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 18: A general view of the game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies during the ninth inning at Nationals Park on July 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)