For the third straight game, Rick Ankiel will bat leadoff for the Nationals, who are riding a four-game winning streak. Right-handed starter Brandon Beachy (4-2, 3.27 ERA) will take the mound for the Braves, facing Chien-Ming Wang (0-1, 9.00 ERA), who will make his second start for the Nationals.

Nationals:

1. Rick Ankiel, CF

2. Danny Espinosa, 2B

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Michael Morse, 1B

5. Jayson Werth, RF

6. Laynce Nix, LF

7. Ian Desmond, SS

8. Jesus Flores, C

9. Chien-Ming Wang, P