Laynce Nix is back in the lineup hitting fourth after missing two games, and Jesus Flores gets his first start at catcher in more than two years. Flores was called up yesterday from Class AAA Syracuse after the Nationals placed Ivan Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.


Roger Bernadina CF

Danny Espinosa 2B

Ryan Zimmerman 3B

Laynce Nix LF

Michael Morse 1B

Jayson Werth RF

Jesus Flores C

Ian Desmond SS

Jason Marquis P


Ryan Spilborghs CF

Mark Ellis 2B

Todd Helton 1B

Troy Tulowitzki SS

Seth Smith RF

Ty Wigginton LF

Ian Stewart 3B

Chris Iannetta C

Ubaldo Jimenez P