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The Washington Nationals' 2016 campaign starts this afternoon at 4:10 PM EDT when the Nats take on the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field. Max Scherzer vs Julio Teheran. FOLLOW - TV: MASN2; MLB.tv; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ Atlanta Braves

Monday, April 4, 2016 4:10 PM EDT
Turner Field

Julio Teheran vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Sunny, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Ben Revere - 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. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

8. #LSD - SS

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Nats Nightly: Washington Nationals 2016 Season Preview podcast
Opening Day brings renewed optimism for Washington Nationals
Wire Taps: Washington Nationals' Opening Day roster + links

Complete Coverage >


For an Atlanta Braves fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Braves site: Talking Chop.

Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ATLANTA BRAVES
Ben Revere - CF Ender Inciarte - CF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Erick Aybar - SS
Bryce Harper - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Adonis Garcia - 3B
Daniel Murphy - 2B Nick Markakis - RF
Jayson Werth - LF Hector Olivera - LF
Wilson Ramos - C A.J. Pierzynski - C
Danny Espinosa - SS Jace Peterson - 2B
Max Scherzer - RHP Julio Teheran - RHP

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 31 26 5 3 2 9 .192 .258 .192 .450 2 1
Bryce Harper 27 23 10 3 3 5 3 5 .435 .519 .957 1.475 1 1 1
Ryan Zimmerman 26 26 6 2 7 4 .231 .231 .462 .692
Daniel Murphy 20 16 6 3 5 4 5 .375 .500 .563 1.063
Danny Espinosa 19 18 4 1 5 .222 .263 .278 .541 1
Jose Lobaton 18 15 7 1 2 5 3 3 .467 .556 .933 1.489 1
Anthony Rendon 18 16 4 2 2 1 4 .250 .333 .375 .708 1
Ben Revere 18 16 4 2 4 .250 .235 .500 .735 1 1
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
Wilson Ramos 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Clint Robinson 3 2 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167
Total 201 176 50 11 2 8 33 15 42 .284 .348 .506 .854 3 3 1 4 2

Scherzer vs the Braves:

Braves PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Gordon Beckham 50 44 9 3 4 13 .205 .286 .273 .558 1 1
A.J. Pierzynski 37 36 11 1 1 1 7 4 .306 .297 .472 .770 1
Jeff Francoeur 36 36 8 2 1 1 2 11 .222 .222 .417 .639 1
Nick Markakis 26 23 7 2 1 3 6 .304 .385 .391 .776
Kelly Johnson 23 23 5 2 1 1 10 .217 .217 .435 .652
Erick Aybar 17 17 2 1 1 .118 .118 .176 .294
Tyler Flowers 12 11 3 1 1 1 7 .273 .333 .545 .879
Drew Stubbs 8 8 4 .000 .000 .000 .000
Ender Inciarte 6 6 2 1 2 .333 .333 .500 .833
Jace Peterson 4 3 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1
Total 219 207 47 12 2 4 12 8 60 .227 .258 .362 .620 2 1 1 1

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