The Nationals and Braves will provide a terrific pitching matchup tonight, with Gio Gonzalez facing Brandon Beachy. They rank third (1.98) and first (1.77) in the major leagues in ERA. Gonzalez leads the majors with a .163 batting average against, while Beach ranks third at .182. (Gonzalez also leads the majors with a .197 FIP).


1. Steve Lombardozzi, LF

2. Bryce Harper, RF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Ian Desmond, SS

6. Danny Espinosa, 2B

7. Rick Ankiel, CF

8. Jesus Flores, C

9. Gio Gonzalez, SP