Padres Vs. Nationals: Stephen Strasburg Takes Mound Looking For Quick Two-Game Sweep

The Nationals got a win in the first game of their short series against the San Diego Padres on Monday night, and they can earn a quick seep of the two game set with a win on Tuesday afternoon. The game starts at 1 pm and can be found on MASN.

Bill Ladson has tweeted out the starting lineup for the Nationals, and it is as follows.

1 - Ian Desmond - SS
2 - Roger Bernadina - LF
3 - Ryan Zimmerman - 3B
4 - Adam LaRoche - 1B
5 - Bryce Harper - RF
6 - Danny Espinosa - 2B
7 - Rick Ankiel - CF
8 - Jesus Flores - C
9 - Stephen Strasburg - SP

According to the Nationals official twitter account, the team has called Carlos Maldonaldo up to replace Sandy Leon, who has been put on the 15-day DL. Wilson Ramos has also been placed on the 60-day DL.

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