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Nationals-Braves lineups

(Alex Brandon / AP) (Alex Brandon / AP)

What an eventful past 24 hours for the Nationals, from Stephen Strasburg’s injury to Bryce Harper landing on the disabled list to Anthony Rendon’s promotion to Class AAA Syracuse and a big win powered by Craig Stammen. Now, they will play the second game of the series and face longtime Nationals silencer, Tim Hudson, who has struggled of late. The Nationals will employ the same lineup as Friday.


1. Denard Span, CF

2. Steve Lombardozzi, LF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Ian Desmond, SS

6. Roger Bernadina, RF

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Kurt Suzuki, C

9. Gio Gonzalez, SP



1. Simmons, SS

2. Jason Heyward, RF

3. Justin Upton, LF

4. Freddie Freeman, 1B

5. Evan Gattis, C

6. Chris Johnson, 3B

7. Dan Uggla, 2B

8. B.J. Upton, CF

9. Tim Hudson, SP

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010, wrote about high school sports across the region for two years and has covered the Nationals since the middle of the 2012 season.



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