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Washington took the first game of their three-game set in St. Louis. The Nationals send Joe Ross out against Cardinals' lefty Jaime Garcia today. GAME TIME: 2:15 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MLBN; MLB.tv; MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Saturday, April 30, 2016 2:15 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Jaime Garcia vs Joe Ross

WEATHER: Cloudy, 70°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. MAT- CF

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. The WereWerth - LF

7. #RSD - SS

8. #LOBATRON - C

9. Joe. Ross. - RHP

• LINKS:

Get your Bryce Harper "Make Baseball Fun Again" t-shirt
Series Preview: Nationals vs Phillies in D.C.
Dusty Baker on teams walking Bryce Harper

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For a St. Louis Cardinals fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Cardinals site: Viva El Birdos.

Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Michael Taylor - CF Jeremy Hazelbaker - CF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Matt Carpenter - 3B
Bryce Harper - RF Matt Holliday - LF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Matt Adams - 1B
Daniel Murphy - 2B Yadier Molina - C
Jayson Werth - LF Brandon Moss - RF
Danny Espinosa - SS Ruben Tejada - SS
Jose Lobaton - C Kolten Wong - 2B
Joe Ross - RHP Jaime Garcia - LHP

Garcia 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 22 18 4 1 1 3 4 3 .222 .364 .444 .808
Chris Heisey 21 21 6 5 1 1 5 .286 .286 .619 .905 2
Danny Espinosa 15 13 6 1 1 4 .462 .533 .462 .995 1
Ryan Zimmerman 13 13 2 2 .154 .154 .154 .308 2
Bryce Harper 8 8 1 1 3 2 .125 .125 .500 .625
Daniel Murphy 6 6 2 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2
Anthony Rendon 6 5 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167
Stephen Strasburg 2 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Total 93 86 22 6 1 2 8 6 18 .256 .312 .419 .730 1 6

Ross vs the Cardinals:

Cardinals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ruben Tejada 5 5 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Matt Carpenter 2 1 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
Yadier Molina 2 2 1.000
Stephen Piscotty 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Kolten Wong 2 1 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
Brandon Moss 1 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 14 10 1 4 3 .000 .286 .000 .286

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