Although he fielded grounders and threw nearly four hours before the game, Ryan Zimmerman is out of the Nationals’ starting lineup because of his shoulder.

Bryce Harper, who was given a mental day off on Sunday, is back in the lineup and hitting second.

Gio Gonzalez, who was dealing with the flu over the weekend, is making his regularly scheduled second start of the season.


1. Denard Span, CF

2. Bryce Harper, LF

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Ian Desmond, SS

6. Anthony Rendon, 3B

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Jose Lobaton, C

9. Gio Gonzalez, SP


1. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS

2. Jeff Baker, 2B

3. Giancarlo Stanton, RF

4. Casey McGehee, 3B

5. Garrett Jones, 1B

6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

7. Marcell Ozuna, CF

8. Reed Johnson, LF

9. Henderson Alvarez, SP