The Washington Nationals take on the Atlanta Braves on Sunday evening in primetime, looking to avoid a weekend series sweep. The Nationals send Gio Gonzalez to the mound in Atlanta, with the Cy Young hopeful looking to bolster his resume by winning his 20th game of the season.
The Washington starting lineup, via @Nationals:
#Nats 9/16 Lineup: Werth RF, Harper CF, Zim 3B, LaRoche 1B, Desmond SS, Espinosa 2B, Moore LF, Suzuki C, Gonzalez LHP— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) September 16, 2012
Atlanta's lineup, via @Braves:
Tonight's lineup vs. WSH (8:05, ESPN/680AM/BRN): Bourn 8 Johnson 7 Heyward 9 Jones 5 Freeman 3 Uggla 4 Ross 2 Simmons 6 Minor 1— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) September 16, 2012
First pitch is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET for Turner Field. The game will be televised on ESPN.
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