Nationals lineup against red-hot Wainwright

The 1-7 spots in the Nationals’ lineup remain the same as the Nats prepare to take on Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright.

Kurt Suzuki returns to the lineup behind the plate with his buddy, Gio Gonzalez, taking the mound tonight.

Gonzalez is 4-0 with a 3.22 ERA in seven starts against the National League Central this season.

Wainwright is 13-10 with a 3.63 ERA this season, but he hasn’t allowed more than two earned runs in any of his last eight starts. In that span, he’s 6-1 with a 1.74 ERA.

For the Nats:

RF Jayson Werth
CF Bryce Harper
3B Ryan Zimmerman
1B Adam LaRoche
LF Michael Morse
SS Ian Desmond
2B Danny Espinosa
C Kurt Suzuki
P Gio Gonzalez

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