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Bryce Harper returns to the lineup after resting one day against a left-handed starter so the Nationals defensive alignment returns to its recent usual one. The Rockies start another left-hander, Yohan Flande. Jordan Zimmermann makes his first start since suffering his biceps strain.


1. Denard Span, CF

2. Anthony Rendon, 2B

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

6. Bryce Harper, LF

7. Ian Desmond, SS

8. Wilson Ramos, C

9. Jordan Zimmermann, SP



To come.