Orioles and Nationals lineups

WASHINGTON - Robert Andino moves up to the leadoff spot tonight, with rookie Xavier Avery dropping down to eighth.

Steve Tolleson gets the start at third base, and Wilson Betemit starts at first.

For the Orioles:
Robert Andino 2B
J.J. Hardy SS
Nick Markakis RF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Wilson Betemit 1B
Steve Tolleson 3B
Xavier Avery LF
Jason Hammel RHP

For the Nationals:
Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Bryce Harper RF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Ian Desmond SS
Rick Ankiel CF
Carlos Maldonado C
Roger Bernadina LF
Ross Detwiler LHP

Markakis enters today with the second-highest career interleague average (.355) among active players, trailing only Dustin Pedroia (.356).

The Orioles have guaranteed their third consecutive winning road trip for the first time since 2005.

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