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Braves Vs. Nationals: Jesus Flores Catches Stephen Strasburg Tuesday Night

The lineups are set for the second game in the series between the NL East-leading Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves, who sit six games behind Washington and in control of the NL Wild Card race. Stephen Strasburg (14-5, 2.91 ERA) will take the mound for the Nats while Paul Maholm (11-7, 3.39 ERA) will get the start for Atlanta. Jesus Flores will catch for the Nationals and bat eighth, giving Kurt Suzuki a break.

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

Nationals

  1. Jason 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. Jesus Flores, C
  9. Stephen Strasburg, SP
Braves
  1. Michael Bourn, CF
  2. Martin Prado, LF
  3. Jason Heyward, RF
  4. Freddie Freeman, 1B
  5. Dan Uggla, 2B
  6. Brian McCann, C
  7. Juan Francisco, 3B
  8. Paul Janish, SS
  9. Paul Maholm, SP
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