Phillies Vs. Nationals: Jimmy Rollins On Paternity Leave, Not In Tuesday's Lineup

The Philadelphia Phillies will not have shortstop Jimmy Rollins in the lineup against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday. Rollins was placed on the paternal leave list by the Phillies. Rollins will likely be out on Wednesday as well. Ryan Zimmerman was a late scratch for the Nationals. He will be replaced by Chad Tracy.

Roy Halladay (4-3, 3.22 ERA) will be on the hill trying to end the Phillies three-game skid. He'll be up against Jordan Zimmermann (2-4, 2.58 ERA) of the Nationals. The Nationals won the first game of the three-game series, 2-1, on Monday.

The Phillies announced lineup for tonight's game is:

Juan Pierre LF
Placido Polanco 3B
Shane Victorino CF
Hunter Pence RF
Carlos Ruiz C
Hector Luna 1B
Freddy Galvis SS
Mike Fontenot 2B
Roy Halladay P

The Nationals will use:

Steve Lombardozzi LF
Bryce Harper RF
Chad Tracy 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Ian Desmond SS
Danny Espinosa 2B
Rick Ankiel CF
Jesus Flores C
Jordan Zimmermann P

For more on the Phillies, please check out our blog The Good Phight and SB Nation Philly for all the latest news and updates.

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