The Washington Nationals are set to begin a three-game set against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday and it'll be without some familiar faces. For the Nats, both Ryan Zimmerman and Adam LaRoche are out of the lineup due to back spasms. For Philadelphia, which was swept by Atlanta over the weekend and is now in last place in the NL East, gone are outfielders Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino, who were unloaded at the trade deadline earlier on Tuesday to the Giants and Dodgers respectively.
So it'll carry a little different feeling as Cliff Lee and Stephen Strasburg take the mound.
Here is tonight's lineup for the Nationals via the team's Twitter account.
— Nationals PR (@NationalsPR) July 31, 2012
#Nationals lineup vs. PHI - Lombardozzi 4, Harper 9, Espinosa 6, Morse 7, Moore 3, DeRosa 5, Flores 2, Bernadina 8, Strasburg 1
First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EST and will be televised by CSN and MASN2.
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