Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will make his first start for the Nationals since April 20 on Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Zimmerman was just activated off of the disabled list on Tuesday. The Nationals will be happy to have Zimmerman's bat back in the lineup especially with the Injury to outfielder Jayson Werth.
Edwin Jackson starts on the hill for the Nationals Tuesday as they will try to get back to their winning ways after dropping the final game of their series against the Philadelphia Phillies.
The rest of the lineup is as follows for the Washington Nationals.
Tonight's lineup: Desmond, ss; Harper, rf; Zimmerman, 3b; LaRoche, 1b; Espinosa, 2b; Ankiel, cf; Ramos, c; Bernadina, lf; Jackson, p.— Nationals PR (@NationalsPR) May 8, 2012
Bryce Harper moves up to the No. 2 spot in the order now that Zimmerman is back and Adam LaRoche also returns to the lineup batting clean up.
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