Gio Gonzalez will make his first Grapefruit League start of the year Friday against the Marlins(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

Gio Gonzalez will make his first start of the spring Friday in Jupiter as the Nationals play the Marlins in their third Grapefruit League game. Gonzalez and those intriguing pitchers to follow — Bronson Arroyo and Lucas Giolito — are scheduled to throw two innings (or roughly 35 pitches) each.

Trea Turner will play second base for the first time this season, while Clint Robinson will play right and Michael A. Taylor left. Stephen Drew will get his first start of the spring, and will play third base.

Lineup is below. As always, discuss.


Ryan SS

Turner 2B

Schafer CF

Robinson RF

Taylor LF

Moore 1B

Drew 3B

Lobaton C

Goodwin DH

P: Gonzalez

Also listed as potential pitchers: Arroyo, Giolito, Erik Davis, Abel de los Santos, Matt Grace, Paolo Espino, Wander Suero, Sammy Solis and Rafael Martin.