Today’s Nationals-Reds lineups

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 06:  Jose Lobaton #59 of the Washington Nationals hits a single in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park on May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Dodgers won the game 8-3. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

(Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

After catching all 15 innings last night, Wilson Ramos will get tonight’s game off in favor of Jose Lobaton. He could be a dangerous pinch hitter late in the game, if needed. Tonight figures to be about the starting pitchers: Johnny Cueto has had an otherworldly start to the season, and Doug Fister is coming off an excellent performance in Arizona.


1. Denard Span, CF

2. Anthony Rendon, 3B

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Ian Desmond, SS

5. Tyler Moore, 1B

6. Kevin Frandsen, LF

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Jose Lobaton, C

9. Doug Fister, SP


1. Billy Hamilton, CF

2. Skip Schumaker, RF

3. Brandon Phillips, 2B

4. Todd Frazier, 1B

5. Brayan Pena, C

6. Chris Heisey, LF

7. Zack Cozart, SS

8. Ramon Santiago, 3B

9. Johnny Cueto, SP

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