Nationals and Braves lineups for Friday opener in Atlanta

Fresh off taking two of three from the Phillies, the Nationals venture to Turner Field tonight to take on the Atlanta Braves. Here is Davey Johnson’s lineup:

Steve Lombardozzi LF
Bryce Harper RF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Ian Desmond SS
Danny Espinosa 2B
Rick Ankiel CF
Jesus Flores C
Ross Detwiler LHP

Detwiler is 3-3 with a 3.65 ERA. This will be his ninth start of the season. He has lost three of his last four decisions. Detwiler is 1-0 with a 3.26 ERA against the Braves in six games (three starts) and is 0-0 with a 1.80 ERA in four games (one start) in 10 innings at Turner Field.

For Atlanta, no Brian McCann and no Chipper Jones.

Michael Bourn CF
Martin Prado 3B
Freddie Freeman 1B
Dan Uggla 2B
Matt Diaz LF
Jason Heyward RF
David Ross C
Jack Wilson SS
Tim Hudson P

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