Michael Morse gets a day off as Nationals close series with Marlins

MIAMI - Good afternoon from Sun Life Stadium. The Nationals’ lineup will have another new look tonight; Michael Morse, who’s hitting .118 this season and has never faced Marlins starter Josh Johnson, gets a night off. Laynce Nix will start in his place, batting eighth for Washington.

Here are the full lineups for both teams:


Desmond - SS
Werth - RF
Zimmerman - 3B
LaRoche - 1B
Ramos - C
Ankiel - CF
Espinosa - 2B
Nix - LF
Lannan - P


Coghlan - CF
Infante - 2B
Ramirez - SS
Sanchez - 1B
Morrison - 1B
Buck - C
Helms - 3B
Bonifacio - RF
Johnson - P