The Washington Nationals' lineup for Tuesday's contest against the Chicago Cubs has been posted, and the biggest notable change is the absence of outfielder Bryce Harper, who is getting a day off. Replacing Harper in center field will be Jayson Werth, while shortstop Ian Desmond will claim the rookie's No. 2 spot in the batting order.
Here's the Nationals complete lineup:
The Cubs have also posted their lineup:
In other roster news, the Nats recalled outfielder Corey Brown from Triple-A Syracuse. Brown, the Oakland Athletics' first-round selection in the 2007 MLB draft, is getting his first crack at the big leagues. With the Chiefs, Brown had a .285 batting average with 25 home runs, 71 RBI and 18 stolen bases.