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Can the Washington Nationals put yesterday's disastrous outing behind them and even the series up in the second game of three with the Boston Red Sox? Stephen Strasburg vs Justin Masterson at 6:05 PM. TV: MASN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN.

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Washington Nationals
@ Boston Red Sox

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:10 PM EDT
Fenway Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Justin Masterson

WEATHER: Cloudy, 63°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Yunel Escobar- 3B

2. The WereWerth - LF

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

4. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 1B (Word.)

5. Clint "Mr." Robinson - DH (?)

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

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

8. #NRSOD - 2B

9. Michael "It's Michael Taylor Time" Taylor - CF

10. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals at Red Sox: Series Preview [Infographic]
Red Sox 9-4 over Nationals: Jordan Zimmermann out early on rough day in Fenway
Nationals Series Preview: Oppo research on Sox

Complete Coverage >


• For a Boston Red Sox Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Red Sox site: Over the Monster

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS BOSTON RED SOX
Yunel Escobar - 3B Mookie Betts - CF
Jayson Werth - LF Dustin Pedroia - 2B
Bryce Harper - RF David Ortiz - DH
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Hanley Ramirez - LF
Clint Robinson - DH Pablo Sandoval - 3B
Wilson Ramos - C Mike Napoli - 1B
Ian Desmond - SS Daniel Nava - RF
Danny Espinosa - 2B Ryan Hanigan - C
Michael Taylor - CF Brock Holt - SS
Stephen Strasburg - RHP Justin Masterson - RHP

Masterson vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Yunel Escobar 16 15 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .200 .250 .200 .450 0 0 0 0 1
Jose Lobaton 8 5 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 .400 .625 .400 1.025 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Uggla 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Total 35 29 6 0 0 0 3 6 14 .207 .343 .207 .550 0 0 0 0 1
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Generated 4/14/2015.

Strasburg vs the Red Sox:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Hanley Ramirez 19 16 5 2 0 1 2 3 4 .313 .421 .625 1.046 0 0 0 0 0
Pablo Sandoval 16 15 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .267 .313 .267 .579 0 0 0 0 1
Allen Craig 12 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 .083 .083 .083 .167 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Hanigan 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 1 0 0
Shane Victorino 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Nava 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
David Ortiz 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .667 .000 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Dustin Pedroia 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Total 65 58 11 2 0 1 2 7 27 .190 .277 .276 .553 0 0 1 0 1
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Generated 4/14/2015.

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