Werth back in Nats lineup

Jayson Werth is back in the Nationals lineup tonight against the Braves after being scratched from starting on Monday because of a strained groin.

Werth pinch hit in the seventh of yesterday's loss to Atlanta, but returns to the lineup as the Nats seek their first win in three games.

Also, Ryan Zimmerman is making his first career start in the No. 2 spot in the batting order. He has one career at-bat and two plate appearances batting second, but no starts.

For the Braves
RF Jason Heyward
LF Justin Upton
1B Freddie Freeman
C Brian McCann
3B Chris Johnson
2B Dan Uggla
CF B.J. Upton
SS Andrelton Simmons
RHP Julio Teheran

For the Nationals
LF Bryce Harper
3B Ryan Zimmerman
RF Jayson Werth
1B Adam LaRoche
SS Ian Desmond
C Wilson Ramos
CF Denard Span
2B Anthony Rendon
LHP Gio Gonzalez

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