Jayson Werth is back hitting second against White Sox right-hander Phil Humber, with Roger Bernadina hitting leadoff. Ian Desmond is off, and Alex Cora is playing short and batting ninth.

Nationals

1. Roger Bernadina, CF

2. Jayson Werth, RF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Laynce Nix, DH

5. Michael Morse, 1B

6. Danny Espinosa, 2B

7. Wilson Ramos, C

8. Jerry Hairston, LF

9. Alex Cora, SS

— Livan Hernandez, SP

White Sox

1. Juan Pierre, LF

2. Omar Vizquel, SS

3. Carlos Quentin, RF

4. Paul Konerko, 1B

5. Adam Dunn, DH

6. Alex Rios, CF

7. A.J. Pierzynski, C

8. Mark Teahan, 3B

9. Gordon Beckham, 2B

— Phil Humber, SP