Tonight's lineup: Delmon Young, not Nix, faces tough RHP

Tonight's lineup: Delmon Young, not Nix, faces tough RHP

May 3, 2013, 3:30 pm
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Left-handed hitters are batting 102 points higher than righties against Ricky Nolasco, but Charlie Manuel still has Delmon Young in right field tonight instead of Laynce Nix. Young, who has never before faced Nolasco, bats fifth.

Carlos Ruiz and Ben Revere are back in the lineup after sitting out of Thursday's series opener. Ruiz is back in the seven-hole, his apparent home for 2013. It is his first time catching rookie Jonathan Pettibone in a major-league game.

Here is the full lineup:

1) Jimmy Rollins, SS (0 for last 11)
2) Chase Utley, 2B
3) Michael Young, 3B
4) Ryan Howard, 1B (8 for 33, three homers, four doubles vs. Nolasco)
5) Delmon Young, RF
6) Domonic Brown, LF (.387 BA last eight games)
7) Carlos Ruiz, C
8) Ben Revere, CF
9) Jonathan Pettibone, P

And for the Marlins:

1) Juan Pierre, LF (leads NL with nine steals)
2) Donovan Solano, 2B
3) Placido Polanco, 3B (8 for last 46)
4) Greg Dobbs, 1B
5) Justin Ruggiano, CF
6) Marcell Ozuna, RF
7) Rob Brantly, C
8) Adeiny Hechavarria, SS
9) Ricky Nolasco, P

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