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Ryan Zimmerman, as expected, gets a day off today. Ian Desmond gets one, too. It’s a rare occurrence for both: when healthy, both play everyday. But Nationals Manager Davey Johnson has been wanting to rest some of his regulars when he can afford to.


1. Steve Lombardozzi, 2B

2. Bryce Harper, CF

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Michael Morse, LF

6. Chad Tracy, 3B

7. Danny Espinosa, SS

8. Kurt Suzuki, C

9. Edwin Jackson, SP



1. Bryan Peterson, LF

2. Justin Ruggiano, CF

3. Jose Reyes, SS

4. Giancarlo Stanton, RF

5. Carlos Lee, 1B

6. Greg Dobbs, 3B

7. Donovan Solano, 2B

8. Rob Brantly, C

9. Ricky Nolasco, SP