Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves: Wednesday Grapefruit League GameThread.

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - MARCH 05: John Lannan #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches during a preseason game against the New York Mets at Digital Domain Park on March 5, 2012 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

• Nats' lefty John Lannan's allowed 14 hits, nine runs (seven earned) and three walks while recording seven K's in three games, two starts and 9.0 IP so far this Spring. The 27-year-old left-hander's name has been mentioned repeatedly in trade rumors this winter, but the injury to Chien-Ming Wang last week may have altered the Nats' plans some, though D.C. GM Mike Rizzo has said all along that while he's gotten some calls, the Nationals aren't "aggressively shopping" Lannan around the league as some reports have suggested. Lannan takes on the Atlanta Braves this afternoon, against whom he was (3-1) with a 2.97 ERA, 10 walks and 24 K's in five starts and 30.1 IP in 2011.

• Today's GAME IS ON MASN, MLB.tv AND ON THE MLB NETWORK (DELAYED)...

• Here's the lineup that will be playing the field behind Lannan this afternoon in Viera, Florida's Space Coast Stadium:

  1. Ian Desmond - SS
  2. Danny Espinosa - 2B
  3. Ryan Zimmerman - 3B (Word.)
  4. Jayson Werth - RF
  5. Chad Tracy - 1B
  6. Jason Michaels - LF
  7. Roger Bernadina - CF
  8. Jesus Flores - C
  9. John Lannan - LHP
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