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Davey Johnson’s first Nationals lineup

We’ll have to wait to see where Davey Johnson bats the pitcher, but tonight is his first shot to draw out the Nationals lineup. Against right-hander Ervin Santana, Roger Bernadina will hit leadoff, Jayson Werth will bat second, Matt Stairs will DH and hit eighth and Ian Desmond will hit 9th.


1. Roger Bernadina, CF

2. Jayson Werth, RF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Laynce Nix, LF

5. Michael Morse, 1B

6. Danny Espinosa, 2B

7. Wilson Ramos, C

8. Matt Stairs, DH

9. Ian Desmond, SS

Adam Kilgore covers national sports for the Washington Post. Previously he served as the Post's Washington Nationals beat writer from 2010 to 2014.


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