Starting lineup: Twins at Nats exhibition game in D.C. (updated)

It is the butterflies-in-the-tummy-worthy moment. That moment you walk back into Nats Park and you see the boys in red and white taking pregame grounders and batting practice.

Baseball is back in D.C. today as the Nationals face off against the Minnesota Twins in one last exhibition game before they travel to Cincinnati for Thursday's opener against the Reds.

Gonzalez-Throws-Blue-Sidebar.jpgThe pitching matchup: Left-hander Gio Gonzalez (1-1, 4.30 ERA) vs. Right-hander José Berríos (2-1, 1.69)

New manager Davey Martinez will play a lot of players today, but first baseman Ryan Zimmerman will not be one of them. Nothing wrong with him. Martinez said Zimmerman would be in the opening day lineup Thursday afternoon.

Where: Nationals Park
Gametime: 4:05 p.m. EDT
TV: None
Radio: 106.7 The Fan and The Nationals Radio Network
Weather: Rain, 45 degrees, 65 percent chance of precipitation, occasional rain expected to end by 5:15 p.m. EDT.

DH Adam Eaton
3B Anthony Rendon
RF Bryce Harper
2B Howie Kendrick
1B Matt Adams
SS Trea Turner
CF Michael A. Taylor
C Miguel Montero
LF Brian Goodwin

LHP Gio Gonzalez


2B Brian Dozier
DH Joe Mauer
3B Miguel Sanó
LF Eddie Rosario
1B Logan Morrison
SS Eduardo Escobar
RF Max Kepler
CF Byron Buxton
C Jason Castro

RHP José Berríos

Update: The Nationals made a series of roster moves before the game. They selected the contract of catcher Miguel Montero and placed three players on the disabled list. Right-hander Koda Glover (right shoulder tendinitis) went to the 60-day DL, while right-hander Joaquin Benoit (right forearm strain) and second baseman Daniel Murphy (right knee surgery) were placed on the 10-day DL.

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