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The Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves finish up their three-game set in Turner Field with Max Scherzer on the mound against debuting lefty Manny Banuelos. Game Time: 7:05 PM EDT; TV: MASN, MLBN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ Atlanta Braves

Thursday, July 2, 2015 7:10 PM EDT
Turner Field

Manny Banuelos vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Rainy, 81°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. #NRSOD - SS

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. Dan Uggla - 2B

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

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

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

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Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ATLANTA BRAVES
Denard Span - CF Jace Peterson - 2B
Danny Espinosa - SS Cameron Maybin - CF
Yunel Escobar - 3B Nick Markakis - RF
Bryce Harper - RF A.J. Pierzynski - C
Wilson Ramos - C Juan Uribe - 3B
Dan Uggla - 2B Kelly Johnson - 1B
Tyler Moore - 1B Andrelton Simmons - SS
Michael Taylor - LF Eury Perez - LF
Max Scherzer - RHP Manny Banuelos - LHP

Banuelos vs the Nationals: N/A

Scherzer vs the Braves:

Braves PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
A.J. Pierzynski 34 33 11 1 1 1 7 4 .333 .324 .515 .839 1
Nick Markakis 23 20 7 2 1 3 5 .350 .435 .450 .885
Kelly Johnson 15 15 4 2 6 .267 .267 .400 .667
Juan Uribe 13 13 3 1 2 .231 .231 .308 .538
Jonny Gomes 12 12 3 1 6 .250 .250 .333 .583
Pedro Ciriaco 3 3 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
Total 100 96 29 7 1 1 8 3 24 .302 .320 .427 .747 1

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