Nationals-Braves lineups

(John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

(John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

The Nationals use their rubber stamp lineup, with Stephen Strasburg starting and Wilson Ramos catching him. The Braves are giving shortstop Andrelton Simmons the day off and using Ramiro Peno, who hit the game-winning home run on Friday. As a result, B.J. Upton hits leadoff.


1. Denard Span, CF

2. Jayson Werth, RF

3. Bryce Harper, LF

4. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

5. Adam LaRoche, 1B

6. Ian Desmond, SS

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Wilson Ramos, C

9. Stephen Strasburg, SP



1. B.J. Upton, CF

2. Jason Heyward, RF

3. Justin Upton, LF

4. Evan Gattis, C

5. Dan Uggla, 2B

6. Juan Francisco, 3B

7. Chris Johnson, 1B

8. Ramiro Pena, SS

9. Tim Hudson, SP

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