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Nationals Vs. Astros: Danny Espinosa Leading Off Against Houston

The Washington Nationals are in Houston for a four-game set against the Astros, the worst team in Major League Baseball. Heavily favored or not, the Nationals are rolling out a familiar lineup for Monday night's game behind starting pitcher Edwin Jackson.

Washington's lineup looks like this:

1. Danny Espinosa (S) SS
2. Bryce Harper (L) CF
3. Ryan Zimmerman (R) 3B
4. Michael Morse (R) LF
5. Adam LaRoche (L) 1B
6. Jayson Werth (R) RF
7. Kurt Suzuki (R) C
8. Steve Lombardozzi (S) 2B
9. Edwin Jackson (R) P

Houston counters with the following lineup:

1. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
2. Marwin Gonzalez (S) SS
3. Brett Wallace (L) 1B
4. Justin Maxwell (R) RF
5. Scott Moore (L) 3B
6. J.D. Martinez (R) LF
7. Jordan Schafer (L) CF
8. Carlos Corporan (S) C
9. Dallas Keuchel (L) P

The game is scheduled to start at 8:05 p.m. Eastern, and will be broadcast on MASN 2.

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