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Corey Seager still out of Dodgers lineup

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Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Corey Seager is out of the starting lineup at shortstop for the Dodgers for a third straight game, every day of their series against the Nationals in Washington D.C.

Seager missed the first two games of the series with a stomach bug, and was sent back to the team hotel on Tuesday. He was at the ballpark and available on Wednesday and did not play, and per Doug Padilla of ESPN, Seager is at the ballpark for Thursday's finale. Just not in the lineup.

Chris Taylor gets the start at shortstop on getaway day, which features a few changes.

Adrian Gonzalez is batting third for the first time since June 8, and for the 14th time in 2016. He flips spots with Justin Turner, who bats cleanup for the first time since May 4, and the ninth time of the year.

In addition, Yasiel Puig sits out the series finale, with Andrew Toles playing in right field.

A.J. Ellis starts at catcher in the day game after a night game.

Seager has doubled in each of his last three games, including three doubles on Sunday, and has three different streaks of three games with a double in the last month. With 15 doubles in his last 25 games, Seager has 27 doubles on the season, three shy of Eric Karros' LA Dodgers rookie record.

Those 27 doubles are one off the National League lead, with Nationals infielder Daniel Murphy taking over the lead with his 28th double on Wednesday night.

Jayson Werth was a late scratch from the Nationals' lineup. Chris Heisey, who was originally starting in center field, now moves to left field in place of Werth, with Michael Taylor now starting in center.