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Stephen Strasburg takes the mound tonight in the second game of the Washington Nationals' 2016 campaign as the Nats take on the Atlanta Braves at 7:10 PM in Turner Field. Strasburg vs Bud Norris. FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ Atlanta Braves

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 7:10 PM EDT
Turner Field

Bud Norris vs Stephen Strasburg

WEATHER: Cloudy, 66°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. M-A-T!!! - 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. Stephen [Blanking] Strasburg - RHP

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Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ATLANTA BRAVES
Michael Taylor - 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
Stephen Strasburg - RHP Bud Norris - RHP

Norris vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Stephen Drew 31 25 9 3 1 1 4 6 5 .360 .484 .680 1.164
Jayson Werth 16 16 3 1 1 7 .188 .188 .250 .438
Danny Espinosa 14 12 2 1 2 6 .167 .286 .250 .536
Ryan Zimmerman 14 14 5 3 9 1 .357 .357 1.000 1.357
Wilson Ramos 13 13 4 1 2 1 .308 .308 .538 .846
Daniel Murphy 12 12 4 1 3 3 .333 .333 .583 .917
Chris Heisey 6 6 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Bryce Harper 3 2 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 1
Ben Revere 3 3 2 .667 .667 .667 1.333
Anthony Rendon 2 2 1 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Jose Lobaton 1 1 1.000
Clint Robinson 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 116 106 30 6 1 6 19 9 27 .283 .345 .528 .873 1

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
Nick Markakis 10 10 4 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 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 7 6 1 1 3 .167 .286 .167 .452
Ender Inciarte 6 5 1 1 2 .200 .167 .800 .967 1
Kelly Johnson 6 6 2 1 1 3 .333 .333 .833 1.167
A.J. Pierzynski 5 5 .000 .000 .000 .000
Julio Teheran 4 4 2 1 1 2 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Adonis Garcia 3 3 2 .667 .667 .667 1.333
Gordon Beckham 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 98 88 26 3 6 16 7 26 .295 .337 .534 .871 3 2

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