Bryce Harper batting seventh in home debut

It is a Chamber of Commerce day for Bryce Harper’s home debut at Nationals Park. Harper arrived with a teammate at about 1:15 p.m., greeted at the players’ parking lot by about 20 people. He signed autographs for each one of them and posed for pictures.

Harper will bat seventh and play left field

Also, Ryan Zimmerman went on to shallow right field to play catch with trainer Lee Kuntz, his first baseball activity since landing on the disabled list with an inflamed joint in his right shoulder.

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1. Ian Desmond, SS

2. Steve Lombardozzi, 3B

3. Rick Ankiel, CF

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Jayson Werth, RF

6. Danny Espinosa, 2B

7. Bryce Harper, LF

8. Wilson Ramos, C

9. Jordan Zimmermann, SP

In case you missed the video of Harper playing softball on the Mall yesterday, keep reading this post and take a look:

Adam Kilgore covers national sports for the Washington Post. Previously he served as the Post's Washington Nationals beat writer from 2010 to 2014.
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