Braves vs Nationals
1:05 PM / 7:05 PM Nationals Park
- After dropping a heart breaker last night, the Nats need to take at least one of these two games.
- John Lannan will make his first start of the season in the night game.
- Ben Sheets
- 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA.
- Making his second start of the season.
- Randell Delgado
- 4-9 with a 4.52 ERA.
- Easily the worst member of the Braves rotation.
- Edwin Jackson
- 5-5 with a 3.89 ERA.
- After a great start of the season, Jackson has struggled his last few times out.
- John Lannan
- 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA.
- First start of the season. Called up from AAA.
- Michael Bourn
- After an extra inning affair last night and two games today, it will be up to the table setters to get on base and make scoring a few runs easy.
- Went 1-5 last night with 2 RBIs.
- Steve Lombardozzi
- See above. It's all about the table setters today.
- Went 3-5 last night with 2 RBIs.
- Get Men on Base. Make things easier on yourself by getting lead off guys on the bases.
- Run Support. Braves need to give it to Sheets, Nats to Lannan. Build those guys' confidence.
- E-Jax Time. Jackson needs to eat up a healthy amount of innings tonight to save the bullpen.