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The Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves wrap up their three-game set in D.C. with a 1:35 PMseries finale in Nationals Park. Can the Nats make it four straight? Jordan Zimmermann vs Alex Wood. TV: MASN 2, WUSA9; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN.

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Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Sunday, May 9, 2015 1:35 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jordan Zimmermann vs Alex Wood

WEATHER: Cloudy, 81°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Yunel Escobar - 3B

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

3. The WereWerth - LF

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

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

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

7. #NRSOD

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

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

• LINKS:

Series Key: Get Braves' lefties out
Series Preview: Nats vs Braves [Infographic]
Nats vs Braves: Series Preview - Oppo research

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• For an Atlanta Braves fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Braves site: Talking Chop

Today's Lineups:

ATLANTA BRAVES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Nick Markakis - RF Yunel Escobar - 3B
Andrelton Simmons - SS Ian Desmond - SS
Freddie Freeman - 1B Jayson Werth - LF
Kelly Johnson - LF Bryce Harper - RF
Alberto Callaspo - 3B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Jace Peterson - 2B Wilson Ramos - C
Christian Bethancourt - C Danny Espinosa - 2B
Cameron Maybin - CF Michael Taylor - CF
Alex Wood - LHP Jordan Zimmermann - RHP

Zimmermann vs the Braves:

Braves PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Freddie Freeman 25 22 8 2 3 3 2 .364 .440 .455 .895
Eric Young 23 18 3 1 3 4 .167 .318 .222 .540 1 1
Nick Markakis 15 15 5 1 1 .333 .333 .533 .867 1
Andrelton Simmons 15 15 3 2 .200 .200 .200 .400
Kelly Johnson 9 8 2 1 4 .250 .333 .250 .583
Cameron Maybin 9 8 1 1 2 .125 .222 .125 .347
A.J. Pierzynski 6 6 2 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 1
Alberto Callaspo 4 4 1 .250 .250 .250 .500
Philip Gosselin 4 4 2 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Eric Stults 4 4 1 1 1 .250 .250 .500 .750
Trevor Cahill 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2
Jace Peterson 3 3 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
Christian Bethancourt 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Shelby Miller 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Alex Wood 1 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 125 112 29 5 1 6 8 17 .259 .314 .330 .644 4 1 2

Wood vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 16 16 3 2 2 5 .188 .188 .563 .750 1
Jayson Werth 16 12 4 1 4 3 .333 .500 .333 .833 1
Bryce Harper 14 11 5 2 1 1 4 .455 .500 .636 1.136 1 1
Denard Span 13 13 2 2 4 .154 .154 .308 .462
Danny Espinosa 11 10 2 3 .200 .273 .200 .473 1
Ryan Zimmerman 11 9 2 1 2 3 .222 .364 .333 .697
Wilson Ramos 9 9 2 1 3 .222 .222 .222 .444 1
Tyler Moore 3 3 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
Michael Taylor 3 3 1 1 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Blake Treinen 2 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Dan Uggla 2 1 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
Jordan Zimmermann 2 2 1 3 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Total 104 92 23 6 2 8 8 32 .250 .320 .380 .701 1 1 1 2 2

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