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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:


  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
  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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