Nationals scratch Jayson Werth

Updated: September 2, 2012, 2:53 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Right fielder Jayson Werth has been scratched from the Washington Nationals' lineup.

Werth left Saturday's 10-9 loss to St. Louis in the ninth inning with leg cramps, but there was no reason provided for his removal from the lineup for Sunday's series finale.

Roger Bernandina replaced Werth as the Nationals' leadoff hitter. Bryce Harper moved from center to right, and Bernandina took over in center.

Werth, who missed the first four months of the season with a wrist ...

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