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Nationals Manager Matt Williams said he planned to give both Ian Desmond and Jayson Werth a day off soon, but that day is not today. The Nationals are going with their full lineup behind Blake Treinen, who is making the second start of his career as the Nationals begin a four-game series at PNC Park.


1. Denard Span, CF

2. Anthony Rendon, 3B

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Wilson Ramos, C

5. Ian Desmond, SS

6. Tyler Moore, 1B

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Nate McLouth, LF

9. Blake Treinen, SP



1. Josh Harrison, RF

2. Neil Walker, 2B

3. Andrew McCutchen, CF

4. Pedro Alvarez, 3B

5. Starling Marte, LF

6. Ike Davis, 1B

7. Jordy Mercer, SS

8. Ian Stewart, C

9. Edinson Volquez, SP