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After a eventful afternoon, the Nationals can push their series with the Cardinals today behind ace Stephen Strasburg. As promised, Bryce Harper is back in the lineup after his benching.

Nationals

1. Denard Span, CF

2. Bryce Harper, LF

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Anthony Rendon, 3B

6. Ian Desmond, SS

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Jose Lobaton, C

9. Stephen Strasburg, SP

Cardinals

1. Matt Carpenter, 3B

2. Jon Jay, RF

3. Allen Craig, LF

4. Matt Adams, 1B

5. Yadier Molina, C

6. Jhonny Peralta, SS

7. Mark Ellis, 2B

8. Peter Bourjos, CF

9. Shelby Miller, SP