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Nationals Vs. Phillies: Danny Espinosa out of Wednesday's lineup

Regular Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa has been pulled out of the starting lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies and replaced with Steve Lombardozzi. According to, Espinosa has reached base 6 times in 19 plate appearances against Wednesday's scheduled Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick, but only has 3 hits in 16 at-bats (.188 average) dating back to 2010.

The full lineups are below.

Washington Nationals (93-61)

1. Jayson Werth, RF

2. Bryce Harper, CF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Michael Morse, LF

6. Ian Desmond, SS

7. Steve Lombardozzi, 2B

8. Kurt Suzuki, C

9. John Lannan, P

Philadelphia Phillies (78-76)

1.Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. John Mayberry, CF

3. Chase Utley, 2B

4. Ryan Howard, 1B

5. Carlos Ruiz, C

6. Domonic Brown, RF

7. Darin Ruf, LF

8. Kevin Frandsen, 3B

9. Kyle Kendrick, P

First pitch for tonight's game is at 7:05 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2 outside of D.C., while MASN will handle the local broadcast. The game can also be heard on 106.7 The Fan, WFED-AM 1500, and WHFS-AM 1580