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Braves Vs. Nationals Lineups: Michael Morse, Andrelton To Make Season Debut

The Washington Nationals enter a three-game series this weekend with the Atlanta Braves with a slim lead in the NL East race. They will receive some help, as slugger MIchael Morse will be playing in his first game of the season after spending two months on the disabled list. The Braves will welcome shortstop prospect Andrelton Simmons to the squad to make his MLB debut. Here are the lineups for both teams.

Atlanta Braves

Michael Bourn 8
Martin Prado 5
Brian McCann 2
Dan Uggla 4
Freddie Freeman 3
Jason Heyward 9
Andrelton Simmons 6
Mike Minor 1
Jose Constanza 7

Washington Nationals

Danny Espinosa 4
Bryce Harper 8
Ryan Zimmerman 5
Michael Morse 9
Adam LaRoche 3
Ian Desmond 6
Xavier Nady 7
Jesus Flores 2
Stephen Strasburg 1

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