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Game Thread 5.8: Braves @ Nationals

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Jace Peterson has hits in 10 of his last 11 games, so naturally, Fredi sits him against a lefty even though Jace is 3-10 against lefties this year. That's Fredi logic for you.

Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Nick Markakis - RF Denard Span - CF
Andrelton Simmons - SS Yunel Escobar - 3B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Jayson Werth - LF
Jonny Gomes - LF Bryce Harper - RF
A.J. Pierzynski - C Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Alberto Callaspo - 3B Wilson Ramos - C
Phil Gosselin - 2B Ian Desmond - SS
Cameron Maybin - CF Danny Espinosa - 2B
Eric Stults - LHP Gio Gonzalez - LHP

Braves vs. Gonzalez:

Freeman: 7-24, 2 doubles, 2 HR
Simmons: 6-18, 1 double, 1 triple, 2 HR
Callaspo: 9-23, 1 double, 1 triple
Markakis: 5-18, 1 double
Pierzynski: 2-5
Gomes: 0-3
Gosselin: 2-3
Maybin: 0-1