Nats lineup has Lombardozzi in left (plus Braves lineup)

For the first time since starting both halves of a July 21 doubleheader against the Braves in left, Steve Lombardozzi is getting a start in the outfield.

Lombardozzi is appearing in left for just the third time since that date, but the two previous occasions had him moved there as a defensive replacement.

Edwin Jackson takes the mound for the Nationals, seeking his 10th win as the team aims to bounce back from last night’s walk-off loss. Tommy Hanson starts for the Braves sporting a 12-8 record and a 4.27 career ERA against Washington.

For the Nationals:

RF Jayson Werth
CF Bryce Harper
3B Ryan Zimmerman
1B Adam LaRoche
SS Ian Desmond
2B Danny Espinosa
C Jesus Flores
LF Steve Lombardozzi
P Edwin Jackson

For the Braves:

CF Michael Bourn
LF Martin Prado
RF Jason Heyward
C Brian McCann
1B Freddie Freeman
2B Dan Uggla
3B Juan Francisco
SS Andrelton Simmons
P Tommy Hanson

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