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Braves Vs. Nationals Lineup: Jayson Werth Leads Off, Jordan Zimmermann Starts For Washington

The lineups are set as the Washington Nationals prepare to take on the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of a three-game series beginning Monday night at 7:05 p.m. ET at Nationals Park. Jayson Werth will lead off for the Nats, and Jordan Zimmermann (9-7, 2.38 ERA) will start on the pitcher's mound. Tim Hudson (12-4, 3.59 ERA) will start for the Braves, who are looking to close the gap on their five-game deficit to Washington in the NL East standings.

Here are the full lineups for Monday's game between the Nationals and the Braves:

Nationals

1. Jayson Werth, RF
2. Bryce Harper, CF
3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B
4. Michael Morse, LF
5. Adam LaRoche, 1B
6. Ian Desmond, SS
7. Danny Espinosa, 2B
8. Kurt Suzuki, C
9. Jordan Zimmermann, SP

Braves

1. Michael Bourn, CF
2. Martin Prado, LF
3. Jason Heyward, RF
4. Chipper Jones, 3B
5. Freddie Freeman, 1B
6. Dan Uggla, 2B
7. Brian McCann, C
8. Paul Janish, SS
9. Tim Hudson, SP

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