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1B umpire Layne exits in second inning

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MIAMI -- First-base umpire Jerry Layne was shaken up in the second inning of the Nationals' 7-0 win over the Marlins on Tuesday after leaping out of the way of a scorched line drive down the first-base line.

Layne, the crew chief, walked gingerly off the field to be treated, leaving three umpires to handle the Nationals-Marlins game at Marlins Park.

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MIAMI -- First-base umpire Jerry Layne was shaken up in the second inning of the Nationals' 7-0 win over the Marlins on Tuesday after leaping out of the way of a scorched line drive down the first-base line.

Layne, the crew chief, walked gingerly off the field to be treated, leaving three umpires to handle the Nationals-Marlins game at Marlins Park.

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Layne had to move suddenly, leaping away from Daniel Murphy's leadoff double. He made the fair sign as he was landing awkwardly. Second-base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt adjusted to first base, and Scott Barry, the third-base umpire, went back and forth from third base to second, depending on the situation.

Tripp Gibson III remained behind the plate.

Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFrisaro and listen to his podcast.

Washington Nationals, Miami Marlins