Shortstop Ian Desmond is sitting out today after straining his quadriceps muscle in last night’s 6-5 loss to Florida in the opener of the three-game series. Manager Jim Riggleman reitereated this morning he didn’t expect it to be a lingering injury, so it appears Desmond will be back tomorrow.


Roger Bernadina, CF

Danny Espinosa, 2B

Jayson Werth, RF

Laynce Nix, LF

Adam LaRoche, 1B

Wilson Ramos, C

Jerry Hairston, 3B

Alex Cora, SS

Livan Hernandez, P


Chris Coghlan, CF

Omar Infante, 2B

Hanley Ramirez, SS

Gaby Sanchez, 1B

Logan Morrison, LF

Mike Stanton, RF

Greg Dobbs, 3B

John Buck, C

Anibal Sanchez, P