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Nationals return to their usual lineup for series opener vs. Braves

May 19th, 2017 at 7:55 PM
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Gio Gonzalez gets the start Friday. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

ATLANTA â?? After shuffling a few regulars in and out of the lineup over the past three days in Pittsburgh in an effort to keep everyone fresh, the Washington Nationals will begin the final leg of their six-game road trip against the Atlanta Braves Friday night with their usual starting eight.

Left-hander Gio Gonzalez will toe the rubber for the Nationals, and they’re depending on him to eat innings due to their exhausted bullpen. Blake Treinen pitched in each of the three games against the Pirates so he’s probably not available Friday. Oliver Perez, Enny Romero, and Matt Albers each appeared in two games. Matt Grace only …

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Tags: Braves, Bullpen, Gio Gonzalez, Lineups, MLB, Nationals

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