The Washington Times - June 25, 2011, 12:48PM

CHICAGO — The Nationals have an opportunity Saturday to win their fifth straight series and they’ll attempt to do it with Ryan Zimmerman getting his first action as the designated hitter.

Zimmerman, who has played every game since returning from the disabled list June 14, will bat third. Laynce Nix, who served as the DH Friday night, will sit. Jerry Hairston Jr. will play third base and Brian Bixler will play left field.


Here are the full lineups behind Nationals’ left-hander Tom Gorzelanny and White Sox lefty John Danks:


Jayson Werth RF
Ian Desmond SS
Ryan Zimmerman DH
Michael Morse 1B
Danny Espinosa 2B
Jerry Hairston Jr. 3B
Ivan Rodriguez C
Brian Bixler LF
Roger Bernadina CF
— Tom Gorzelanny P 

White Sox:

Brent Lillibridge LF
Brent Morel 3B
Carlos Quentin RF
Paul Konerko DH
Alexei Ramirez SS
Adam Dunn 1B
Alex Rios CF 
Ramon Castro C
Gordon Beckham 2B
— John Danks P