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Los Marlins juegan los Nacionales de Washington ... It's Bark in the Park Night

LOS-MARLINSGeorge Richards here filling in for Clark and Manny tonight and there is a little bit of action tonight at Miami Gardens Stadium as the Marlins take on the Nationals in Game 1 of a three game set.

Tonight is the first Fiesta Friday night, and to celebrate, the Marlins are sporting new home jerseys as seen at left (photo courtesy of Majestic).

This is the first Friday home game for the Fish since Opening Night.

The Marlins didn't wear the Los Marlins jerseys that night against the Dodgers, but will in all other Friday night home games this season.

Tonight is also Bark at the Park night, with plenty of pups expected in the upper deck. If you have a dog and like baseball, well, tonight's your night.

-- Cody Ross, who had a base hit as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning of Wednesday's afternoon loss to the Padres, is back in the lineup against a Washington lineup that is 33.3 percent made up of former Marlins.

"His color is back,'' Fredi Gonzalez joked about his formerly sick outfielder.

-- Here are your lineups for tonight's tilt (7:10 p.m., FSNF)

Washington (12-10): CF Nyjer Morgan; 2B Adam Kennedy; 3B Ryan Zimmerman; 1B Adam Dunn; LF Josh Willingham; C Ivan Rodriguez; RF Roger Bernadina; SS Ian Desmond; LHP Scott Olsen (1-1, 6.14).

Marlins (11-11): CF Cameron Maybin; LF Chris Coghlan; SS Hanley Ramirez; 3B Jorge Cantu; 2B Dan Uggla; C Ronny Paulino; RF Cody Ross; 1B Gaby Sanchez; RHP Ricky Nolasco (2-0, 3.03).

-- More updates later.

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