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Washington Nationals' right-hander Stephen Strasburg returns to the mound in the majors tonight against Atlanta Braves' lefty Alex Wood in the series opener in the nation's capital. Game Time: 7:05 PM EDT; TV: MASN 2; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports


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Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Alex Wood

WEATHER: Sunny, 88°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. #RENDONISREADY - 2B

3. #Yescobar - 3B

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

5. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

6. #NRSOD - SS

7. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - 1B

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

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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Today's Lineups:

ATLANTA BRAVES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Jace Peterson - 2B Denard Span - CF
Cameron Maybin - CF Anthony Rendon - 2B
Nick Markakis - RF Yunel Escobar - 3B
A.J. Pierzynski - C Bryce Harper - RF
Juan Uribe - 3B Wilson Ramos - C
Chris Johnson - 1B Danny Espinosa - SS
Andrelton Simmons - SS Tyler Moore - 1B
Eury Perez - LF Michael Taylor - LF
Alex Wood - LHP Stephen Strasburg - RHP

Strasburg 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 36 28 12 2 3 9 6 7 .429 .500 .821 1.321 2
Chris Johnson 29 29 8 1 3 9 .276 .276 .310 .586 1
Andrelton Simmons 18 17 3 1 1 1 3 .176 .222 .235 .458 1
Juan Uribe 9 8 2 2 .250 .333 .250 .583 1 1
Kelly Johnson 5 5 1 3 .200 .200 .200 .400
Nick Markakis 5 5 1 1 .200 .200 .200 .400
Shelby Miller 4 4 2 2 1 2 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Julio Teheran 4 4 2 1 1 2 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jonny Gomes 3 3 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Cameron Maybin 3 3 1 2 .333 .333 .333 .667
A.J. Pierzynski 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pedro Ciriaco 1 1.000 1
Jace Peterson 1 1 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Total 121 110 33 7 3 16 7 32 .300 .347 .445 .793 2 2 3

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 19 18 4 2 2 6 .222 .222 .556 .778 1 1
Bryce Harper 17 14 7 3 2 1 4 .500 .529 .714 1.244 1 1
Danny Espinosa 14 13 3 4 .231 .286 .231 .516 1
Anthony Rendon 14 13 8 1 1 1 2 .615 .643 .846 1.489
Denard Span 13 13 2 2 4 .154 .154 .308 .462
Wilson Ramos 12 12 3 2 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 1
Michael Taylor 6 6 2 1 4 .333 .333 .500 .833
Jordan Zimmermann 4 4 1 3 .250 .250 .250 .500
Tyler Moore 3 3 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
Dan Uggla 3 1 2 1 .000 .667 .000 .667
Yunel Escobar 2 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Blake Treinen 2 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Clint Robinson 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 112 103 32 6 3 10 4 33 .311 .345 .456 .802 2 1 2 2

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