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Marlins Vs. Nationals: Miami Faces Stephen Strasburg In First Of Three Games

The Miami Marlins get the opportunity Friday to face Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg in one of his last starts of the season as his innings limit approaches its Mike Rizzo-imposed maximum.

Jacob Turner makes his third start as a Marlin after being traded from the Detroit Tigers. It's his second against the Nationals. The first start against Washington didn't go so well. On Aug. 29, Turner gave up five earned runs in five innings in an 8-4 loss.

For the Marlins:

1. LF Bryan Peterson (L)

2. CF Justin Ruggiano (R)

3. SS Jose Reyes (S)

4. RF Giancarlo Stanton (R)

5. 1B Carlos Lee (R)

6. 3B Greg Dobbs (L)

7. 2B Donovan Solano (R)

8. C Rob Brantly (L)

9. P Jacob Turner (R)

For the Nationals:

1. RF Jayson Werth (R)

2. CF Bryce Harper (L)

3. 3B Ryan Zimmerman (R)

4. 1B Adam LaRoche (L)

5. LF Mike Morse (R)

6. SS Ian Desmond (R)

7. 2B Danny Espinosa (S)

8. C Kurt Suzuki (R)

9. P Stephen Strasburg (R)

First pitch at Nationals Park is at 7:05 p.m. ET.

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