Nats can take series in Game 2

After another sudden-death extra-inning win for the Nationals, in which Jayson Werth drove in Ryan Zimmerman on an error, the Nats will try to end up in the win column again tonight. John Lannan takes the mound against Wandy Rodriguez in tonight’s match-up.
Here are tonight’s lineups:

Astros:
Jordan Schafer – CF
Jason Bourgeois – RF
J.D. Martinez – LF
Carlos Lee – 1B
Chris Johnson – 3B
Angel Sanchez – SS
Jose Altuve – 2B
Carlos Corporan – C
Wandy Rodriguez – P

Nationals:
Ian Desmond – SS
Jayson Werth – CF
Ryan Zimmerman – 3B
Michael Morse – LF
Jonny Gomes – RF
Danny Espinosa – 2B
Chris Marrero – 1B
Jesus Flores – C
John Lannan – P

*Today, the Nationals named Steve Lombardozzi and Brad Peacock Minor League Player and Pitcher of the year, respectively. Lombardozzi batted .309 with 25 doubles, nine triples and eight home runs for 52 RBI. Peacock, who represented the Nationals in this year’s Futures Game, was also the Eastern League’s Pitcher of the Year. Peacock went 15-3 with 177 strikeouts and posted a .239 ERA in 22 starts between Syracuse and Harrisburg.

*The Astros have lost seven of their last 10 games at Nationals Park.

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