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Braves Vs. Nationals Lineups: Atlanta Tries To Break Four-Game Slide

The Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals will conclude their three-game series on Wednesday night at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

The Braves were looking to gain some ground on the NL East leading Nationals when the series began on Monday, but they've dropped the last two games -- extending their losing streak to four -- and find themselves seven games behind the Nats in the standings.

Both teams have released their lineups for Thursday. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has decided to employ a right-handed heavy lineup against Washington's Ross Detwiler, a left hander:

And here are the starters for the Washington Nationals:

First pitch will be at 7:05 p.m. ET.

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