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Nationals Vs. Cubs: Lineups, TV Schedule, Game Time And More

The Washington Nationals take the field Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field with new lefthander Gio Gonzalez on the mound, facing Matt Garza and the Chicago Cubs.

Washington won the season opener for both clubs 2-1 on Thursday, behind a dominant performance from Stephen Strasburg and some late inning Cubs bullpen struggles.

Here is all you need to know for today's game:

Gameday/Time: Saturday, April 7, 1:05 p.m. ET

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

Starting Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez (0-0) vs. Matt Garza (0-0)



Cubs Lineup:

  1. Reed Johnson, RF
  2. Joe Mather, 3B
  3. Starlin Castro, SS
  4. Alfonso Soriano, LF
  5. Jeff Baker 1B,
  6. Geovany Soto, C
  7. Marlon Byrd, CF
  8. Darwin Barney, 2B
  9. Matt Garza, P


    1. Ian Desmond, SS
    2. Danny Espinosa, 2B
    3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B
    4. Adam LaRoche, 1B
    5. Jayson Werth, RF
    6. Mark DeRosa, LF
    7. Roger Bernadina, CF
    8. Wilson Ramos, C
    9. Gio Gonzalez, P

    For more on the two teams, head over to Washington Nationals blog Federal Baseball and Chicago Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue. For more from around baseball, head over to Baseball Nation. To keep track of all rumors and happenings in the game, check out MLB Daily Dish.

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