Zimmermann set to face Braves

Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann will try to win his fifth consecutive decision when the Nationals attempt to take an important September series from the Atlanta Braves tonight at Nationals Park.

Zimmermann is 4-0 in nine starts since his last loss, a 6-2 defeat in Philadelphia on July 11. He's 4-0 with a 2.75 ERA in nine second-half starts.

He will be opposed by right-hander Ervin Santana.

For the Braves
CF Emilio Bonifacio
2B Phiil Gosselin
1B Freddie Freeman
LF Justin Upton
RF Jason Heyward
3B Chris Johnson
C Christian Bethancourt
SS Andrelton Simmons
RHP Ervin Santana

For the Nationals
CF Denard Span
3B Anthony Rendon
RF Jayson Werth
1B Adam LaRoche
SS Ian Desmond
LF Bryce Harper
C Wilson Ramos
2B Asdrubal Cabrera
RHP Jordan Zimmermann

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