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Will the Washington Nationals make it fourteen straight wins over the Atlanta Braves in the nation's capital? They have a chance in this afternoon's series finale with their NL East rivals. Stephen Strasburg vs Julio Teheran. GAME TIME: 4:05 PM. FOLLOW: MASN, 99.1 FM.

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Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, April 14, 2016 4:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Julio Teheran

WEATHER: Sunny, 63°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Chris Heisey - LF

2. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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. Daniel Murphy - 2B

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

7. Matt den Dekker - CF

8. #LSD - SS

9. Stephen [Blanking] Strasburg - RHP

• LINKS:

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Today's Lineups:

ATLANTA BRAVES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Mallex Smith - CF Chris Heisey - LF
Nick Markakis - RF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Adonis Garcia - 3B Bryce Harper - RF
Kelly Johnson - 1B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
A.J. Pierzynski - C Daniel Murphy - 2B
Gordon Beckham - 2B Wilson Ramos - C
Erick Aybar - SS Matt den Dekker - CF
Jace Peterson - LF Danny Espinosa - SS
Julio Teheran - RHP 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 39 31 12 2 3 9 6 8 .387 .462 .742 1.203 2
Nick Markakis 13 12 4 1 1 .333 .385 .333 .718 1
Drew Stubbs 10 10 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Jeff Francoeur 9 9 2 1 2 2 .222 .222 .556 .778
Jace Peterson 9 8 1 1 4 .125 .222 .125 .347
A.J. Pierzynski 7 7 1 1 1 .143 .143 .143 .286
Adonis Garcia 6 6 4 .667 .667 .667 1.333
Kelly Johnson 6 6 2 1 1 3 .333 .333 .833 1.167
Julio Teheran 4 4 2 1 1 2 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Erick Aybar 3 3 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1
Gordon Beckham 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Bud Norris 2 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 110 100 29 3 5 15 8 30 .290 .336 .470 .806 2 3

Teheran vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jayson Werth 34 29 5 3 2 10 .172 .235 .172 .408 2 1
Bryce Harper 30 25 11 3 4 6 4 5 .440 .533 1.040 1.573 1 1 1
Ryan Zimmerman 29 29 7 2 7 4 .241 .241 .448 .690
Daniel Murphy 23 17 7 3 1 6 6 5 .412 .565 .765 1.330
Danny Espinosa 21 20 4 1 5 .200 .238 .250 .488 1 1
Anthony Rendon 21 19 5 2 2 1 4 .263 .333 .368 .702 1
Jose Lobaton 18 15 7 1 2 5 3 3 .467 .556 .933 1.489 1
Matt den Dekker 6 5 1 1 2 .200 .333 .200 .533
Wilson Ramos 6 6 1 .167 .167 .167 .333
Gio Gonzalez 5 5 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Tanner Roark 5 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2
Stephen Drew 4 3 3 1 1 2 1 1.000 1.000 2.333 3.333
Stephen Strasburg 4 4 4 .000 .000 .000 .000
Clint Robinson 3 2 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167
Max Scherzer 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Michael Taylor 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 212 185 52 11 10 31 19 47 .281 .357 .503 .860 2 2 1 4 3

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