The two teams face off for the first time since last October.
Ryan Zimmerman and Danny Espinosa will be out for the Nationals' series opener against the Mets in New York.
Bryce Harper returns after missing a game with the flu. Denard Span, Danny Espinosa still out.
Adam LaRoche returns, while Denard Span and Bryce Harper rest. Danny Espinosa is still dealing with a sore right wrist.
The second baseman is sitting after he was hit by a pitch on the right wrist in Sunday's game.
Stephen Strasburg vs. Tim Hudson.
It's the usual Nationals vs. an unusual Braves lineup thanks to injuries.
Dan Haren will makes his second start, hoping to redeem himself from his rough first impression.
The Nationals field their regular lineup and will face old friend Adam Dunn, who starts in left field.
Jordan Zimmermann makes his first start, and Wilson Ramos is behind the plate.