Nationals Journal: lineup


Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 06/09/2013

Denard Span out of the Nationals' Game 1 lineup with bruised foot

With Denard Span out of the lineup, the Nationals will turn to little-used rookie Jeff Kobernus as their leadoff hitter.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:52 AM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Nationals-Pirates lineup: Jayson Werth out with sore hamstring

Jayson Werth is out of the lineup for the third time in four games.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:23 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Wilson Ramos reinstated from DL: Nationals-Braves lineups

Wilson Ramos is reinstated from the disabled list but Kurt Suzuki is Stephen Strasburg's battery mate in the opener against the Braves.

By James Wagner  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Nationals-Reds lineup: Steve Lombardozzi starts again

Manager Davey Johnson turns to the same altered lineup as he used in Thursday's win.

By James Wagner  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Davey Johnson tweaks the lineup again looking for any spark

The Nationals manager inserts Steve Lombardozzi and moves Jayson Werth but still intends to return to the original lineup when Ryan Zimmerman returns.

By James Wagner  |  07:10 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Nationals-Reds lineups

Davey Johnson tweaks the sleepy lineup and adds Steve Lombardozzi, moves Jayson Werth lower.

By James Wagner  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Davey Johnson sits Adam LaRoche for a mental break; more lineup changes may come

The Nationals manager wants to be patient but wants the first baseman to snap out of his funk, and the rest of the offense, too.

By James Wagner  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, davey johnson, Lineup

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Nationals-Cardinals lineups

Adam LaRoche sits in favor of Tyler Moore, and Kurt Suzuki gets the day off after a catching a night game.

By James Wagner  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Xavier Cedeno claimed off waivers; Nationals-Cardinals lineups

The Nationals claimed another left-handed reliever from the Astros to stash in the minors. Meanwhile, the lineups are as expected.

By James Wagner  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Nationals-Cardinals lineups

The two teams face off for the first time since last October.

By James Wagner  |  03:37 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Nationals-Mets lineups: Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa out

Danny Espinosa returns for the Nationals' series opener against the Mets in New York.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:44 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Nationals-Marlins lineups

Bryce Harper returns after missing a game with the flu. Denard Span, Danny Espinosa still out.

By James Wagner  |  05:54 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Nationals-Marlins lineups

Adam LaRoche returns, while Denard Span and Bryce Harper rest. Danny Espinosa is still dealing with a sore right wrist.

By James Wagner  |  03:33 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Danny Espinosa out: Nationals-Marlins lineups

The second baseman is sitting after he was hit by a pitch on the right hand/wrist in Sunday's game.

By James Wagner  |  03:21 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 04/13/2013

Nationals-Braves lineups

Stephen Strasburg vs. Tim Hudson.

By James Wagner  |  11:38 AM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Nationals-Braves lineups

It's the usual Nationals vs. an unusual Braves lineup thanks to injuries.

By James Wagner  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Nationals-White Sox lineups

Dan Haren makes his second start, hoping to redeem himself from his rough first impression.

By James Wagner  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Nationals-White Sox lineup

The Nationals field their regular lineup and will face old friend Adam Dunn, who starts in left field.

By James Wagner  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Nationals-Marlins lineups

Jordan Zimmermann makes his first start, and Wilson Ramos is behind the plate.

By James Wagner  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Nationals-Marlins lineups

The usual cast of characters is playing behind Gio Gonzalez, who makes his first start of the season.

By James Wagner  |  02:30 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/03/2013

How much will the Nationals miss Michael Morse's power in the lineup?

Should the development of their younger players continue and with the return of Wilson Ramos, the blow of the loss could be softened.

By James Wagner  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Nationals preview 2013: The lineup

Breaking down the lineup for 2013. Next up, pitchers.

By James Wagner  |  01:09 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Jayson Werth to hit second, Bryce Harper third in Davey Johnson's ideal lineup

The Nationals' manager implies that his ideal lineup has Werth at two and Harper hitting behind him.

By James Wagner  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, davey johnson, denard span, Jayson Werth, Lineup, Opening Day, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Nationals vs. Cardinals lineups: NLDS Game 5

The Nationals and Cardinals turn to Gio Gonzalez and Adam Wainwright, respectively, with elimination on the line in Game 5.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:16 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Nationals vs. Cardinals lineups: NLDS Game 4

The Nationals turn to Ross Detwiler in Game 4 with their season on the line.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:03 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Nationals vs. Cardinals lineups: NLDS Game 3

Both the Nationals and Cards will stick with their usual lineups for Game 3 at Nationals Park.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:12 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Nationals vs. Cardinals lineups: NLDS Game 2

Both the Nats and Cardinals are sticking with their lineups from the series opener in Game 2.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Nationals vs. Cardinals lineups: NLDS Game 1

The Nationals and Cardinals are using their usual lineups in the opening game of the series. Left-hander Gio Gonzalez opposes right-hander Adam Wainwright.

By James Wagner  |  12:57 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Nationals-Phillies lineups: Game 162

All the regulars return to the lineup, except for Kurt Suzuki, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche, in the regular season finale.

By James Wagner  |  12:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Nationals-Phillies lineups: Game 161

Concerned more about resting some of his regulars than the National League’s top seed, Manager Davey Johnson is playing only two regulars: Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche.

By James Wagner  |  05:04 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Nationals-Phillies lineups: Game 160

Kurt Suzuki starts his 10th straight game and the Nationals have a chance to clinch the NL East.

By James Wagner  |  03:27 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Nationals-Cardinals lineups: Kurt Suzuki becoming an iron man

he Nationals will use their regular, rubber-stamp lineup, even including Kurt Suzuki for the ninth straight day.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/29/2012

Nationals-Cardinals lineups: Game 158

The Nationals send their regular lineup against right-hander Kyle Lohse with the chance to clinch the NL East.

By James Wagner  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Nationals-Cardinals lineups: Game 157

As expected, the Nationals send their usual lineup to face the Cardinals with their magic number down to three.

By James Wagner  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Nationals-Phillies lineups: Game 155

Lineups for tonight's game in Philly, as the Nationals try to draw even in the series.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Nationals-Phillies lineups: Game 154

The Nationals use their usual lineup tonight to start a series against the Phillies during which Washington could clinch the NL East.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Nationals-Brewers lineups: Game 153

Michael Morse is nursing a hurt hand and will rest Monday against the Brewers.

By James Wagner  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 09/23/2012

Nationals-Brewers lineups: Game 152

The Nationals are going with their standard lineup behind Chien-Ming Wang, making his first start since June 19.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:57 AM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/22/2012

Nationals-Brewers lineups: Game 151

The Nationals will use their full regular lineup today, with Kurt Suzuki back after resting last night to catch Gio Gonzalez.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Nationals-Brewers lineups: Game 150

Edwin Jackson seeks to become the fifth Nationals starter with at least 10 wins.

By James Wagner  |  03:46 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Nationals-Dodgers lineups: Game 149

Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa and Adam LaRoche are in the starting lineup after recently being treated or tested for injuries.

By James Wagner  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Nationals-Dodgers lineups: Game 148

Danny Espinosa will rest the second game of the doubleheader and Steve Lombardozzi will start instead.

By James Wagner  |  07:41 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Danny Espinosa and Michael Morse start: Nationals-Dodgers lineups: Game 147

Both players are dealing with injuries; Morse missed four games and Espinosa received a cortisone shot in his shoulder.

By James Wagner  |  02:07 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Nationals-Braves lineups: Game 146

Tyler Moore receives a start in left field as Michael Morse continues to sit.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:52 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 09/15/2012

Nationals-Braves lineups: Game 145

The Nationals will try to even their series against the Braves with Edwin Jackson facing Tommy Hanson.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:42 PM ET, 09/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Nationals-Braves lineups: Game 144

Michael Morse remains out of the Nationals’ lineup with a bone bruise on his left wrist. Against Braves right-hander Kris Medlen, Roger Bernadina will take his place in left field.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:59 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Nationals-Mets lineups: Game 143

The Nationals will be without Danny Espinosa, whose grandmother passed away, and Michael Morse, who has an aching left wrist.

By James Wagner  |  03:45 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Nationals-Mets lineups: Game 142

The Nationals will face Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

By James Wagner  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Nationals-Mets lineups: Game 141

Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond return after getting Sunday's game off.

By James Wagner  |  03:37 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/09/2012

Nationals-Marlins lineups: Game 140

Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond get a rare day off. Chad Tracy and Steve Lombardozzi start instead.

By James Wagner  |  11:53 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 09/08/2012

Nationals-Marlins lineups: Game 139

Kurt Suzuki, who has been hitting the ball well recently, was scratched before the game and replaced by Jesus Flores.

By James Wagner  |  12:04 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Nationals-Marlins lineups: Game 138

Adam LaRoche is on a complete tear, hitting .524 (11 for 21) with six home runs and 11 RBI and a 1.964 OPS over the past six games.

By James Wagner  |  03:38 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Nationals-Cubs lineups: Game 137

Jayson Werth returns to the lineup after getting the day off on Wednesday.

By James Wagner  |  03:37 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Jayson Werth gets night off: Nationals-Cubs lineups: Game 136

Jayson Werth gets the day off as planned, and Roger Bernadina starts in his place.

By James Wagner  |  03:48 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Michael Morse returns, Bryce Harper out: Nationals vs. Cubs lineups: Game 135

Michael Morse returns after being pulled in the fourth inning with an announced thumb/hand injury. Bryce Harper sits against a lefty.

By James Wagner  |  03:35 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Jayson Werth, Adam LaRoche return: Nationals-Cubs lineups: Game 134

Jayson Werth and Adam LaRoche return to the lineup after not starting on Sunday.

By James Wagner  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Nationals-Cardinals lineups, Jayson Werth in, Adam LaRoche out: Game 133

Jayson Werth returns to the Nationals’ lineup this afternoon after he left yesterday’s game with cramping in his hamstring. Adam LaRoche, however, is sitting today in favor of Chad Tracy.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:10 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 09/01/2012

Nationals-Cardinals lineups: Game 132

The Nationals send out their usual lineup to face the Cardinals best pitcher, right-hander Kyle Lohse (14-2, 2.64 ERA).

By James Wagner  |  02:46 PM ET, 09/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Today’s Nationals-Cardinals lineups

The Nationals send their usual lineup against Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright.

By James Wagner  |  03:45 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Today’s Nationals-Cardinals lineups

Today’s Nationals-Cardinals lineups

By Adam Kilgore  |  05:29 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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