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Nationals-Mets lineups: Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa out

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Ryan Zimmerman will miss tonight’s game at Citi Field with tightness in his left hamstring, while Danny Espinosa will remain on the bench after missing the Nationals’ past three games with swelling and bruising in his right hand and wrist. Espinosa took batting practice and wanted to be in the starting lineup after hitting, but Manager Davey Johnson opted to keep him on the bench.

Here’s the Nationals’ lineup:

1. Denard Span, CF

2. Jayson Werth, RF

3. Bryce Harper, LF

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Ian Desmond, SS

6. Chad Tracy, 3B

7. Steve Lombardozzi, 2B

8. Kurt Suzuki, C

9. Stephen Strasburg, SP


Mets lineup:

1. Jordany Valdespin, CF

2. Daniel Murphy, 2B

3. David Wright, 3B

4. Ike Davis, 1B

5. John Buck, C

6. Lucas Duda, LF

7. Marlon Byrd, RF

8. Tejada, SS

9. Matt Harvey, 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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