Your Fourth of July lineups

The Nationals will wear their normal red hats for this afternoon’s 11:05 a.m. start, with a patriotic twist: The curly W will be camouflage.

Trust me when I say that the special July 4 hats look pretty sweet.

Happy Fourth of July to everyone out there. Hope your BBQs are fun, the fireworks shine brightly tonight and we get some good baseball this morning, even if it’s far too early for me to be at the stadium.

I’ll be hitting up the press box coffee machine quite a few times over the course of the next few hours.

Davey Johnson’s posted his lineup for this morning’s game (I still can’t believe I’m writing “this morning’s game”) and it doesn’t have Adam LaRoche’s name in it.

LaRoche will get a day off against Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner, who has had a stellar 2012 season, going 10-4 with a 2.85 ERA.

Tyler Moore will start at first base today, Mark DeRosa will play right field and Michael Morse will get a rare start in left.

Here are the full lineups for today:

For the Nationals
2B Danny Espinosa
CF Bryce Harper
3B Ryan Zimmerman
LF Michael Morse
SS Ian Desmond
1B Tyler Moore
RF Mark DeRosa
C Jhonatan Solano
P Edwin Jackson

For the Giants
CF Gregor Blanco
2B Emmanuel Burriss
LF Melky Cabrera
C Buster Posey
3B Pablo Sandoval
1B Brandon Belt
RF Nate Schierholtz
SS Brandon Crawford
P Madison Bumgarner

Roster move: The Nationals have activated catcher Sandy Leon from the disabled list and optioned him to Double-A Harrisburg

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