Jayson Werth (ankle) out of lineup

Updated: July 29, 2014, 8:44 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is being held out of the starting lineup in Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins after spraining his right ankle on Monday.

Werth left Monday's 7-6 loss to the Marlins in the seventh inning after sliding into second base awkwardly trying to stretch a single into a double.

"He's a little swollen today," Nationals manager Matt Williams told reporters before the game. "He'll certainly be available off the bench tonight, but ...

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