Marlins-Nationals lineups for series finale

The Nationals will look for a sweep of the Marlins this afternoon at Nationals Park, with Jordan Zimmermann attempting to match the stellar efforts of Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez over the Nats’ first two games.

Zimmermann is 1-3 with a 4.43 ERA in eight career starts against the Marlins and is without a win against them at home.

Left-hander Wade LeBlanc will take the mound for Miami. LeBlanc went 2-5 with a 3.67 ERA last season in 25 games (nine starts) with the Marlins.

Over four career relief appearances against the Nats, spanning five innings, LeBlanc has not allowed a run.

For the Marlins:

LF Juan Pierre
3B Placido Polanco
RF Giancarlo Stanton
1B Greg Dobbs
CF Justin Ruggiano
C Rob Brantly
2B Donovan Solano
SS Adeiny Hechavarria
LHP Wade LeBlanc

For the Nats:

CF Denard Span
RF Jayson Werth
LF Bryce Harper
3B Ryan Zimmerman
1B Adam LaRoche
SS Ian Desmond
2B Danny Espinosa
C Wilson Ramos
RHP Jordan Zimmermann

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