Werth, Ramos, Espinosa sit for Game 1 of doubleheader

CHICAGO - The Nationals lineup for the first game of today’s doubleheader doesn’t include Jayson Werth, Wilson Ramos or Danny Espinosa.

Nate McLouth will man right field for the Nats in the day game, Jose Lobaton will be behind the plate, and Kevin Frandsen will play second.

Gio Gonzalez will make his third start since coming back off the disabled list. His last time out, Gonzalez delivered six scoreless innings against the Brewers.

For the Nationals
CF Denard Span
3B Anthony Rendon
LF Ryan Zimmerman
1B Adam LaRoche
SS Ian Desmond
2B Kevin Frandsen
RF Nate McLouth
C Jose Lobaton
LHP Gio Gonzalez

For the Cubs
CF Junior Lake
RF Justin Ruggiano
1B Anthony Rizzo
SS Starlin Castro
3B Mike Olt
LF Chris Coghlan
2B Darwin Barney
C John Baker
RHP Dallas Beeler

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