Preview: Nationals vs. Yankees


Jun 23, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher

Ross Detwiler

(48) throws during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit:

Brad Mills


After two high-scoring wins against the Braves and Marlins at Space Coast Stadium, the Washington Nationals head west to face the New York Yankees in Tampa Bay.

Ross Detwiler will get the ball for the Nationals, making his spring training debut as he tries to earn back the fifth spot in the starting rotation. The Yankees will counter with right-hander Ivan Nova, who will be pitching against a Nationals offense that has scored 26 runs in the last 48 hours.

First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. and the game will air live on MLB TV.

Here are the lineups for today’s game:


CF Span

2B Espinosa

LF Moore

DH Hairston

C Lobaton

1B Skole

SS Walters

3B Rhymes

RF Perez


CF Gardner

SS Jeter

C McCann

2B Roberts

DH Cervelli

3B Johnson

RF Ichiro

LF Almonte

1B Joseph

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