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Nationals Vs. Marlins: Tuesday Starting Lineups

Looking to maintain its lead atop the N.L. East standings, the Washington Nationals are sending Edwin Jackson to the mound on Tuesday after falling in the first game of the weekday set on Monday, 5-3.

Prior to Monday, Washington had won six of its last seven games, including a sweep of the Atlanta Braves over the weekend. And over those seven games, the Nationals averaged nearly six runs per contest. But those bats cooled against the Marlins, as they amassed just seven hits and three runs, including going 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position.

First pitch at Marlins Park on Tuesday is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. EST and will be televised by MASN 2.

Nationals (29-19)

Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Bryce Harper RF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Ian Desmond SS
Rick Ankiel CF
Corey Brown LF
Carlos Maldonado C
Edwin Jackson P

Marlins (27-22)

Jose Reyes SS
Omar Infante 2B
Hanley Ramirez 3B
Giancarlo Stanton RF
Logan Morrison 1B
Bryan Petersen CF
John Buck C
Chris Coghlan LF
Anibal Sanchez P

For more Nationals coverage and conversation, visit Federal Baseball. For the Marlins perspective, check out Fish Stripes. For news and updates from the Nationals series in Miami, stay tuned to this StoryStream from SB Nation DC.