Jayson Werth has been activated, is batting sixth and will play center field. Ryan Zimmerman returns to the lineup after not starting the past two. games because of a sore back.


1.Danny Espinosa, SS

2.Bryce Harper, RF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Michael Morse, LF

5. Adam LaRoche, 1B

6. Jayson Werth, CF

7. Sandy Leon, C

8. Steve Lombardozzi, 2B

9. Ross Detwiler, SP


1. Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Kevin Frandsen, 3B

3. Chase Utley, 2B

4. Carlos Ruiz, C

5. Ty Wigginton, 1B

6. John Mayberry, RF

7. Domonic Brown, LF

8. Michael Martinez, CF

9. Cole Hamels, SP

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010, wrote about high school sports across the region for two years and has covered the Nationals since the middle of the 2012 season.