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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves: Sunday Spring Training GameThread.

• Today's game vs the Atlanta Braves is available on MASN in D.C., the MLB Network nationally and it can be heard on 106.7 The FAN in Washington. Sunday baseball is back, with the Washington Nationals sending LHP Ross Detwiler out to the hill to start the game against the Nats' NL East rivals at 1:00 pm EST. 

• Washington Nationals' Starting Lineup (via @NationalsPR): 

  1. NMNMOBP - Nyjer Morgan - CF
  2. Ian "Franking" Desmond - SS
  3. Jayson Werth - RF
  4. Rick Ankiel - DH
  5. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C
  6. Laynce Nix - LF
  7. Danny Espinosa - 2B
  8. Michael Aubrey - 1B
  9. Alex Cora - 3B
  10. Rosswiler - SP 
• Sunday Morning Links After The Jump...


• "Brian Daubach could be Bryce Harper's first minor league manager in the Nationals system." - Washington Post writer Dave Sheinin

• Twitter: MASN's Byron Kerr (@bkerr32): "#Nationals Sammy #Solis told me he will get in as a reliever today in the accelerated camp scrimmage; details following game."

• "'I'm not going to lose much sleep,' Sabathia said. 'A couple years ago, I probably would have taken it home with me, but I called my wife and she started laughing. Kind of sums it up right there.'" - CC Sabathia on getting hit hard by Nats - New York Daily News writer Mark Feinsand, "CC Sabathia's trend of poor second starts in Yankees spring training continues against Nationals."

• "[Jason Heyward is] expected to be in right field and get two or three at-bats tomorrow against the Washington Nationals." - "Atlanta Braves Spring Training - News & Notes" - mvhsbball, Talking Chop

• "It seems like when he's not bunting, they're pitching him tough, and pitchers have won the battle so far," Riggleman said." - MASN's Ben Goessling, "Riggleman not concerned with Nyjer Morgan's early struggles." 

• "[Monday] or the next day, I think [LaRoche] will be playing first base." - Jim Riggleman on Adam LaRoche. - Washington Post, Dave Sheinin, Nationals Journal - "LaRoche still day-to-day with mild shoulder soreness."

• "Bryce Harper: "I Want To Kick The Crap Out Of You." - Keith Olbermann, Baseball Nerd

• Roger Bernadina Can't Be Stopped. - Sharkadina, Street Shark: Roger Bernadina's Unofficial Blog: One B.A. Shark

• Washington Nationals: Ross Detwiler's Minor Adjustments. - Federal Baseball

• Who's Watching the Nationals?