The Nationals host the Marlins for the second of a three game series, looking for win number four in a row. The Nats have won seven out of their last 11 games.

Adam Dunn, who's driven in six runs over his last three games, has three home runs and 10 RBIs versus Florida this year.

FLORIDA MARLINS (55-51, 2nd in NL East--five games back; one-game losing streak)

Coghlan – LF
Johnson – 1B
Ramirez – SS
Cantu – 3B
Uggla – 2B
Ross – RF
Paulino – C
Bonifacio – CF
VandenHurk – P

WASHINGTON NATIONALS (35-72, 5th in NL East-25.5 games back; three-game win streak)

Morgan – CF
Guzman – SS (11-for-26, 6 RBI last seven games)
Zimmerman - 3B (10-for-20, 3 HR, 9 RBI last seven games)
Dunn – 1B
Willingham – LF
Dukes – RF (3-for-15 since recall)
Belliard – 2B
Nieves – C
Lannan – P


WAS: John Lannan (142.2 IP, 7-8, 3.41 ERA, 58 K, 42 BB)
FLA: Rick VandenHurk (17.0 IP, 1-0, 2.65 ERA, 16 K, 6 BB)


Warm and humid. First pitch: 86F. Last out: 80F. Ah, summer in D.C.