August 10, lineups at Dodgers

by Jacob Emert 

With a disappointing 3-4 homestand against Arizona and Colorado behind them, the Nationals start a 10-game West Coast swing tonight in L.A.

Below are the lineups for tonight’s series opener, accompanied by each starter’s wOBA, or weighted on base average (explanation provided in link), according to FanGraphs (league leaders). 

Washington Nationals (57-53)

Yunel Escobar – 3B (.341)

Anthony Rendon – 2B (.320)

Bryce Harper – RF (.467; best in MLB)

Ryan Zimmerman – 1B (.301)

Jayson Werth – LF (.249)

Ian Desmond – SS (.278)

Jose Lobaton – C (.270)

Michael Taylor – CF (.280)

Gio Gonzalez – LHP (8-4, 3.75 ERA)

Los Angeles Dodgers (62-49)

Jimmy Rollins – SS (.283)

Jose Peraza – 2B (MLB debut)

Scott Van Slyke – 1B (.343)

Yasiel Puig – RF (.321)

Enrique Hernandez – CF (.367)

Alberto Callaspo – 3B (.272)

Alex Guerrero – LF (.315)

A.J. Ellis – C (.290)

Brett Anderson – LHP (6-6, 3.06)

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