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The Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves start a three-game set in Nationals Park tonight at 7:05 PM EDT with Gio Gonzalez on the mound against ATL lefty Eric Stults. TV: MASN; RADIO: 99.1 FM.

H.Darr Beiser-USA TODAY Sports


Next Game

Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Friday, May 8, 2015 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Eric Stults

WEATHER: Sunny, 79°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Yunel Escobar - 3B

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

8. #NRSOD

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher in Town) - LHP

• LINKS:

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

Complete Coverage >


• 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 Denard Span - CF
Andrelton Simmons - SS Yunel Escobar - 3B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Jayson Werth - LF
Jonny Gomes - LF Bryce Harper - RF
A.J. Pierzynski - C Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Alberto Callaspo - 3B Wilson Ramos - C
Phil Gosselin - 2B Ian Desmond - SS
Cameron Maybin - CF Danny Espinosa - 2B
Eric Stults - LHP Gio Gonzalez - LHP

Gonzalez 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 28 24 7 2 2 9 7 .292 .321 .625 .946 2 2 1
Alberto Callaspo 24 23 9 1 1 3 1 2 .391 .417 .522 .938
Andrelton Simmons 22 18 6 1 1 2 5 4 1 .333 .455 .833 1.288
Nick Markakis 21 18 5 1 3 3 3 .278 .381 .333 .714
Eric Young 17 17 2 7 .118 .118 .118 .235
A.J. Pierzynski 6 5 2 1 .400 .500 .400 .900
Kelly Johnson 4 4 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Julio Teheran 4 3 1 1 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000 1
Jonny Gomes 3 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Philip Gosselin 3 3 2 1 .667 .667 .667 1.333
Trevor Cahill 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Cameron Maybin 2 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
Alex Wood 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pedro Ciriaco 1 1 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Total 139 124 35 6 2 4 20 10 30 .282 .341 .460 .800 1 2 2 1

Stults vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Dan Uggla 16 15 3 1 1 1 3 .200 .250 .400 .650 1
Denard Span 12 11 3 1 1 .273 .333 .364 .697
Ian Desmond 11 11 2 1 2 2 .182 .182 .455 .636
Danny Espinosa 10 9 5 1 1 1 1 2 .556 .600 1.000 1.600
Jayson Werth 8 7 3 1 1 .429 .500 .429 .929
Ryan Zimmerman 8 8 2 1 1 1 .250 .250 .375 .625
Yunel Escobar 7 4 3 2 .000 .429 .000 .429
Bryce Harper 6 5 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533
Jordan Zimmermann 6 4 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2
Jose Lobaton 4 4 1 2 .250 .250 .250 .500
Tyler Moore 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Wilson Ramos 3 3 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
Doug Fister 2 2
Total 96 84 23 3 3 5 8 14 .274 .337 .417 .754 4 1

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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