The Washington Times - April 7, 2011, 03:09PM

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Following an 0-for-4 performance on Wednesday night and mired in a 2-for-17 slump to begin the season, Michael Morse will sit Thursday night in the Nationals’ series finale with the Florida Marlins.

Laynce Nix will play left field and Wilson Ramos, who is catching, will move up to the fifth spot in the lineup.


Here are the full lineups:


Ian Desmond SS
Jayson Werth RF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Wilson Ramos C
Rick Ankiel CF
Danny Espinosa 2B
Laynce Nix LF
John Lannan P


Chris Coghlan CF
Omar Infante 2B
Hanley Ramirez SS
Gaby Sanchez 1B
Logan Morrison LF
John Buck C
Wes Helms 3B
Emilion Bonifacio RF
Josh Johnson P