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Nationals Vs. Marlins Lineups: Marlins Look To Sweep Nats

The Miami Marlins will look to close out a short sweep of the Washington Nationals tonight. Miami will send right-hander Jacob Turner to the mound, while Washington will counter with southpaw Ross Detwiler. Turner enters the contest with a record of 0-1 and with a 4.50 ERA. Detwiler comes in at 7-6 and with an ERA of 3.25.

The lineups are as follows:

Washington Nationals

  1. RF Jayson Werth
  2. CF Bryce Harper
  3. 3B Ryan Zimmerman
  4. 1B Adam LaRoche
  5. LF Michael Morse
  6. SS Ian Desmond
  7. 2B Danny Espinosa
  8. C Kurt Suzuki
  9. P Ross Detwiler

Miami Marlins

  1. CF Gorkys Hernandez
  2. 2B Donovan Solano
  3. SS Jose Reyes
  4. 1B Carlos Lee
  5. RF Giancarlo Stanton
  6. LF Justin Ruggiano
  7. C John Buck
  8. 3B Donnie Murphy
  9. P Jacob Turner

Miami enters tonight's game at 59-71, while Washington comes in at 77-51. The Nationals hold a four-game lead over the Atlanta Braves in the National League East, but have lost five games in a row. Following tonight's contest, the Marlins will welcome the New York Mets to town for a weekend series. Washington will return home to face the St. Louis Cardinals. Tonight's game is scheduled to start at 7:10 ET.

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