Harper is 4 for 7 in the series with Miami and has looked more comfortable at the plate.
The outfielder used different variations of stances in his at-bats on Friday, trying to find the right feel.
Bryce Harper wants to play, but says he's "totally fine" with Matt Williams sitting him against a left-handed starter.
Since he made tweaks to his setup at the plate, Harper is 4 for 7 with two extra-base hits and looks comfortable.
Manager Matt Williams had been looking for a game to rest Bryce Harper as he returns from thumb surgery.
After missing two months, outfielder is 4 for 28 since his return but he believes his fortunes will soon change.
The outfielder is 3 for 15 with six strikeouts and is hitting lower in the order despite facing a right-hander.
Nationals Manager Matt Williams switched outfielder Bryce Harper and second baseman Anthony Rendon in the lineup.
On the day he returned to the Nationals lineup, Bryce Harper shared some pointed opinions about how Matt Williams should fill it out.
The outfielder is reinstated from the DL after missing two months with a thumb injury.