Cubs lineup: Johnson starts again in RF


CHICAGO -- After going 4 for 4 with a home run, Reed Johnson gets the start in right field again on Thursday against the Washington Nationals. The Cubs, who will start Ryan Dempster against the Nationals' Jordan Zimmerman, go for their third straight series win and ninth win in 11 games.

Here's the lineup:

1. Starlin Castro, SS

2. Reed Johnson, RF

3. Aramis Ramirez, 3B

4. Carlos Pena, 1B

5. Marlon Byrd, CF

6. Alfonso Soriano, LF

7. Darwin Barney, 2B

8. Koyie Hill, C

9. Ryan Dempster, P