Nationals-Padres lineups for Saturday

Hello from Nationals Park, where the Nationals try to make it two in a row against the Padres at 1:05 today. Rick Ankiel, who’s never led off in a game, is hitting in the top spot for the Nationals today; Roger Bernadina has been there, and with Ankiel replacing him in the field today, he’s also replacing him in the lineup, despite his .294 on-base percentage.

Here are the lineups for both teams:


Patterson - RF
Bartlett - SS
Ludwick - LF
Hawpe - 1B
Headley - 3B
Tekotte - CF
Phillips - C
Forsythe - 2B
Stauffer - P


Ankiel - CF
Desmond - SS
Werth - RF
Nix - LF
Morse - 1B
Espinosa - 2B
Rodriguez - C
Hairston - 3B
Zimmermann - P