Apr 22, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa (8) forces out St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Allen Craig (21) at second and throws to first to complete a double play during the seventh inning at Nationals Park. The Cardinals won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Game 19 Lineups: NL ERA Leader Detwiler Faces Ace Wainwright


After the Nationals fell 3-2 in a hard-fought game last night, the team will look to build on the positives from last night in Game 2 of the series against St. Louis. The bullpen threw four shutout innings and the offense fared decently against stellar rookie Shelby Miller, while Dan Haren made his best start of the season thus far. In today’s game, Ross Detwiler, who leads the NL in ERA at 0.90, will face St. Louis’s ace, Adam Wainwright, who is 3-1 with a 2.48 ERA. Here are tonight’s lineups:

Washington

Denard Span CF

Jayson Werth RF

Bryce Harper LF

Adam LaRoche 1B

Ian Desmond SS

Anthony Rendon 3B

Danny Espinosa 2B

Kurt Suzuki C

Detwiler LHP

St. Louis

Shane Robinson CF

Allen Craig 1B

Matt Holliday LF

Carlos Beltran RF

Yadier Molina C

David Freese 3B

Matt Carpenter 2B

Pete Kozma SS

Wainwright RHP

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