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Today’s Nationals-Cubs lineup

The Nationals will give Chien-Ming Wang another chance to prove he’s got something left, and behind Davey Johnson will use his typical lineup. Jonny Gomes in left against right-hander Matt Garza, so perhaps Nix is still getting over his flu from yesterday.


1. Rick Ankiel, CF

2. Danny Espinosa, 2B

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Michael Morse, 1B

5. Jayson Werth, RF

6. Jonny Gomes, LF

7. Ian Desmond, SS

8. Wilson Ramos, C

9. Chien-Ming Wang, SP


1. Starlin Castro, SS

2. Darwin Barney, 2B

3. Aramis Ramirez, 3B

4. Carlos Pena, 1B

5. Marlon Byrd, CF

6. Alfonso Soriano, LF

7. Tyler Colvin, RF

8. Geovany Soto, C

9. Matt Garza, SP

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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