Even though his nagging sore oblique will keep him out of Tuesday’s all-star game, shortstop Ian Desmond will start Sunday, who has played in all but one game this season. Against right-hander Jeremy Guthrie (3-8, 6.28 ERA), Steve Lombardozzi leads off.

Nationals

1. Steve Lombardozzi, LF

2. Bryce Harper, CF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Michael Morse, RF

5. Adam LaRoche, 1B

6. Ian Desmond, SS

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Jhonatan Solano, C

9. Jordan Zimmermann, SP

Rockies

1. Dexter Fowler, CF

2. Marco Scutaro, 2B

3. Carlos Gonzalez, LF

4. Tyler Colvin, RF

5. Todd Helton, 1B

6. Jordan Pacheco, 3B

7. Jonathan Herrera, SS

8. Wil Nieves, C

9. Jeremy Guthrie, SP