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Today's lineups

The Nationals have not lost consecutive games since April 14, and they'll have a difficult task continuing that streak today. The Marlins will throw their ace, Josh Johnson, who has a 3.19 ERA while holding opposing batters to a .217 batting average.

Nationals
1. Nyjer Morgan, CF
2. Adam Kennedy, 2B
3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B
4. Adam Dunn, 1B
5. Josh Willingham, LF
6. Willie Harris, RF
7. Ian Desmond, SS
8. Wil Nieves, C
9. John Lannan, SP

Marlins
1. Cameron Maybin, CF
2. Gaby Sanchez, 1B
3. Hanley Ramirez, SS
4. Jorge Cantu, 3B
5. Dan Uggla, 2B
6. Ronny Paulino, C
7. Cody Ross, RF
8. Brett Carroll, LF
9. Josh Johnson, SP

By Adam Kilgore  |  May 2, 2010; 12:14 PM ET
 
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Comments

If Lannan is reasonably sharp today, the team has a chance.

Posted by: BinM | May 2, 2010 12:33 PM | Report abuse

Looking forward to the game today, important for the Nats to keep taking 2 of 3. Hey, is it just me or does the Washington Post play up Nats losses more than their wins? As they climbed up over .500, the story was often at the bottom of the page or over on D5. Yesterday, they had a bad one, and lo and behold-- big placement in today's sports page-- lead story! This seems to be the Post's pattern with this team. What gives, Post sports editors?

Posted by: glennpc | May 2, 2010 12:37 PM | Report abuse

Nats had a great comeback win against Johnson and the fish last season, down 4-0 in the 7th. The knocked him out and feasted on the 'pen. As I recall, Dunn had a big HR.

Lets do it again!

Posted by: nats24 | May 2, 2010 12:53 PM | Report abuse

In this space yesterday someone interpreted my screen name. He said fpcsteve stood for "imbecile." Actually, I am a Presbyterian pastor in Nebraska and a lifelong baseball fan going back to the Bob Short Senators. My concern with the person who interpreted my name involves his practice of running players down in a public forum and arguing for them being benched or cut. I love baseball; I hate the practice of trashing people who are trying to entertain us. That's where I stand. I like this forum. But I think a little generosity is always a good thing.

Posted by: fpcsteve | May 2, 2010 1:15 PM | Report abuse

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