Bryce Harper scheduled to return tomorrow

The Nationals plan for Bryce Harper to return to the lineup tomorrow on the road against the Braves, playing right field behind starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, the Nationals’ other first overall draft pick.

Harper will have missed six games with a strained left calf when he plays tomorrow. Harper is not in today’s lineup and not listed among the Nationals’ available reserves, but he will work out fully with the Nationals before the game.

Here’s the rest of the Nationals’ lineup for Wednesday night in Orlando:

1. Ian Desmond, SS

2. Steve Lombardozzi, 2B

3. Mark DeRosa, 3B

4. Michael Morse, DH

5. Adam LaRoche, 1B

6. Jayson Werth, CF

7. Bryce Harper, RF

8. Jesus Flores, C

9. Roger Bernadina, LF

-Stephen Strasburg, SP

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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