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Nyjer Morgan A Late Scratch Due To Hip Injury

The Nationals' lineup will not include centerfielder Nyjer Morgan tonight. After initially being listed on the lineup card, Morgan was a late scratch and will not play due to a right hip injury, according to Mark Zuckerman.

It's a right hip injury for Nyjer Morgan. Said he first felt it two weeks ago in Cincy. Had an MRI this morning, waiting for results.    

Roger Bernandina, who was starting in right field, will move to center field and the leadoff spot, with Michael Morse replacing Bernandina in right. Here are the full lineups, via Zuckerman.

CF Roger Bernadina
2B Adam Kennedy
3B Ryan Zimmerman
1B Adam Dunn
LF Josh Willingham
RF Michael Morse
C Ivan Rodriguez
SS Alberto Gonzalez
P Craig Stammen

CF Chris Young
2B Kelly Johnson
RF Justin Upton
1B Adam LaRoche
C Miguel Montero
3B Mark Reynolds
SS Stephen Drew
LF Ryan Church
P Ian Kennedy