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Braves at Nationals lineups and discussion thread: Spring Game 2

Jordan Zimmerman (left) with Ryan Mattheus. (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

The Nationals host a  Grapefruit League game for the first time this season at 1:05 p.m against the Braves. Jordan Zimmermann will make his first start of the spring and is expected to toss two innings. Jayson Werth is not in the Nationals’ lineup and is the lone regular not yet scheduled to play. Julio Teheran is scheduled to start for the Braves.

Nationals lineup:

1. Denard Span, CF

2. Anthony Rendon, 2B

3. Bryce Harper, LF

4. Tyler Moore, 1B

5. Danny Espinosa, SS

6. Jose Lobaton, C

7. Zach Walters, 3B

8. Steven Souza, RF

9. Brock Peterson, DH

Jordan Zimmermann, SP

Pitching order: Jordan Zimmermann, Matt Purke, Josh Roenicke, Clay Hensley, Luis Ayala, Felipe Rivero and Gabriel Alfaro.


Braves lineup:

1. Jordan Schafer, CF

2. Andrelton Simmons, SS

3. Freddie Freeman, 1B

4. Ryan Doumit, C

5. Chris Johnson, 3B

6 Dan Uggla, 2B

7. Tommy La Stella, DH

8. Matt Lipka, RF

9. Jose Constanza, LF

Julio Teheran, 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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