Jayson Werth Wilfredo Lee/AP

Jayson Werth returns to the Nationals’ lineup this afternoon after he left yesterday’s game with cramping in his hamstring. Adam LaRoche, however, is sitting today in favor of Chad Tracy. The Nationals will conclude their four-game series against the Cardinals behind Stephen Strasburg.


1. Jayson Werth, RF

2. Bryce Harper, CF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Michael Morse, LF

5. Chad Tracy, 1B

6. Ian Desmond, SS

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Kurt Suzuki, C

9. Stephen Strasburg, SP


1. John Jay, CF

2. Carlos Beltran, RF

3. Matt Holliday, LF

4. Allen Craig, 1B

5. David Freese, 3B

6. Brett Anderson, C

7. Pete Kozma, SS

8. Daneil Descalso, 2B

9. Jake Westbrook, SP