Johnson sets lineup for Georgetown

Johnson sets lineup for Georgetown

Johnson sets lineup for Georgetown
VIERA, Fla. -- On Thursday, Nationals manager Davey Johnson named his starting lineup for Friday's game against Georgetown. It is:

Steve Lombardozzi -- 2B
Xavier Paul -- LF
Bryce Harper -- RF
Tyler Moore -- 1B
Brett Carroll -- DH
Anthony Rendon -- 3B
Corey Brown -- CF
Andres Blanco -- SS
Sandy Leon -- C

Left-hander Matt Purke will get the start for Washington. He is expected to throw 40 pitches in the game. Purke will be followed by Austin Biben-Dirkx, Rafael Martin, Waldis Joaquin, Jeff Fulchino and Atahualpha Severino.

Johnson also announced that outfielders Michael Taylor and Destin Hood, and infielders Justin Bloxom, Jeff Kobernus and Zachary Walters will come off the bench during the game. All five players are participating in the team's accelerated development camp.