September 4: Braves @ Nationals

Teams: Washington Nationals (68-65, -6.0 in NL East), Atlanta Braves (54-80, -20.5 in NL East)

Streaks: Nationals: W2, Braves: L9

First pitch: 7:05 pm ET

Watch & Listen: MASN / 106.7 The FAN

WSH Lineup: Jayson Werth RF, Anthony Rendon 2B, Bryce Harper CF, Ryan Zimmerman 1B, Clint Robinson LF, Yunel Escobar 3B, Ian Desmond SS, Jose Lobaton C, Tanner Roark RHP

ATL Lineup: Nick Markakis RF, Cameron Maybin CF, Freddie Freeman 1B, A.J. Pierzynski C, Adonis Garcia 3B, Jace Peterson 2B, Andrelton Simmons SS, Michael Bourn LF, Julio Teheran RHP

Transactions: None.

Stay informed: 

  • By the numbers: Harper’s impressive plate discipline in historical context (and why it can be even better) (link)
  • Last night’s gamer: Zimmerman, Nationals jump out early, drub Braves (link)
  • Zeroic: Harper feat not seen in 100 years! (link)
  • Turner, adjusting to new role, picks up first MLB (link)
  • Friday’s preview vs. Atlanta (link)

Jacob Emert is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @JacobEmert.

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