Jayson Werth returns to the lineup in center field, where he played on game in Cincinnati over the weekend. Wilson Ramos, out yesterday with an illness, will miss today’s game as well. Michael Morse remains in left, with Chris Marrero back at first base.

For the Braves, Matt Diaz, traded to the Braves this afternoon, will start in right field.

Nationals

1. Ian Desmond, SS

2. Jayson Werth, CF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Michael Morse, LF

5. Laynce Nix, RF

6. Danny Espinosa, 2B

7. Chris Marrero, 1B

8. Jesus Flores, C

9. John Lannan, SP

Braves

1. Michael Bourn, CF

2. Martin Prado, LF

3. Brian McCann, C

4. Dan Uggla, 2B

5. Chipper Jones, 3B

6. Matt Diaz, RF

7. Freddie Freeman, 1B

8. Alex Gonzalez, SS

9. Derek Lowe, SP