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The Washington Nationals look to bounce back from last night's loss to Atlanta with Tanner Roark on the mound in Turner Field vs Braves' right-hander Aaron Harang. Game Time: 7:05PM; TV: MASN2, MLBN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN, 1500 AM.

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Washington Nationals
@ Atlanta Braves

Saturday, August 9, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
Turner Field

Aaron Harang vs Tanner Roark

WEATHER: 100% chance of rain, 82°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Asdrubal "Cabby" Cabrera - 2B

3. #RENDONISREADY- 3B

4. Adam "Graceful, Effortless" LaRoche - 1B

5. Ian "+Range, +Arm" Desmond - SS

6. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing, Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

7. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

8. Kevin "No-Look" Frandsen - LF

9. Tanner Roark - RHP

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Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ATLANTA BRAVES
Denard Span - CF B.J. Upton - CF
Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Tommy La Stella - 2B
Anthony Rendon - 3B Freddie Freeman - 1B
Adam LaRoche - 1B Justin Upton - LF
Ian Desmond - SS Jason Heyward - RF
Bryce Harper - RF Evan Gattis - C
Wilson Ramos - C Chris Johnson - 3B
Kevin Frandsen - LF Emilio Bonifacio - SS
Tanner Roark - RHP Aaron Harang - RHP

• Harang vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 42 36 8 3 0 4 7 5 6 .222 .310 .639 .948 0 1 1 0 0
Jayson Werth 24 22 3 0 1 1 1 2 10 .136 .208 .364 .572 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 13 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .154 .154 .308 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 11 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .300 .573 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 9 8 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .500 .556 .875 1.431 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .571 .571 .571 1.143 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Frandsen 7 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .571 .571 .714 1.286 0 0 0 0 0
Asdrubal Cabrera 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 1 0
Anthony Rendon 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .500 .500 2.000 2.500 0 0 0 0 0
Tanner Roark 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Total 137 123 28 6 2 6 10 10 34 .228 .289 .455 .744 2 1 1 1 0
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Generated 8/9/2014.

• Roark vs the Braves:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Freddie Freeman 10 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .400 .444 .844 0 0 0 1 0
Justin Upton 10 9 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .222 .300 .222 .522 0 0 0 1 0
Chris Johnson 9 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .556 0 0 0 0 1
Evan Gattis 8 7 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Heyward 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
B.J. Upton 8 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 1
Andrelton Simmons 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tommy La Stella 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Laird 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Emilio Bonifacio 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Harang 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Ramiro Pena 2 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .500 .500 2.000 2.500 0 0 0 0 0
Ervin Santana 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Julio Teheran 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Varvaro 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 76 70 13 2 0 1 5 4 15 .186 .250 .257 .507 0 0 0 2 2
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Generated 8/9/2014.

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