The Washington Nationals impressed on Friday evening, defeating the Boston Red Sox 7-4 at Fenway Park behind the arm of Stephen Strasburg and the bat of Bryce Harper. Washington looks to take back-to-back games Saturday afternoon when lefty Gio Gonzalez takes the mound, against a Boston team starting Daisuke Matsuzaka for the first time this season.
Michael Morse will once again be the designated hitter for Davey Johnson's club in the American League ballpark. Harper will hit second and man center field, flanked by Steve Lombardozzi in left and Rick Ankiel in right.
The full Nationals lineup, via the @NationalsPR twitter feed:
Today's Lineup: Lombardozzi, lf; Harper, rf;Zim, 3b: LaRoche, 1b; Morse, dh; Desmond, ss; Espinosa, 2b; Ankiel, cf; Flores, c; Gonzalez, p— Nationals PR (@NationalsPR) June 9, 2012
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