Cardinals vs. Nationals lineups: Washington goes with regulars in division-clinching game

Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The Nationals could win the franchise's first NL East Division crown with a victory on Sunday.

With a chance to lockup the organization's first National League East Division crown, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson has decided to go with the regular lineup in the series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium (2:15 p.m. ET on MASN).

The Nats (96-62) lead the Atlanta Braves by four games in the NL East. A victory Sunday would clinch the East. The Cardinals (85-73) also need a victory to keep pace in the NL Wild Card race, which features them two games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers (83-75).

Washington Nationals

  1. Jayson Werth, RF
  2. Bryce Harper, CF
  3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B
  4. Adam LaRoche, 1B
  5. Michael Morrse, LF
  6. Ian Desmond, SS
  7. Danny Espinosa, 2B
  8. Kurt Suzuki, C
  9. Ross Detwiler, P

St. Louis Cardinals

  1. Jon Jay, CF
  2. Carlos Beltran, RF
  3. Matt Holliday, LF
  4. Allen Craig, RF
  5. Yadier Molina, C
  6. David Freese, 3B
  7. Daniel Descalso, 2B
  8. Pete Kozma, SS
  9. Lance Lynn, P

First pitch of Sunday's game is at 2:15 p.m. The game can be seen on MASN2 and heard on 106.7 The Fan, WFED-AM 1500 and WHFS-AM 1580.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.