(Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Against Mets left-handed starter Jon Niese, the Nationals are using their right-handed dominant lineup. Denard Span and Adam LaRoche are sitting in favor of Scott Hairston and Tyler Moore, respectively. Bryce Harper shifts over to center field and will hit leadoff.

The Nationals are looking to avoid being swept by the Mets. The Nationals make their season debut on Sunday night on ESPN.


1. Bryce Harper, CF

2. Anthony Rendon, 2B

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Jayson Werth, RF

5. Ian Desmond, SS

6. Wilson Ramos, C

7. Tyler Moore, 1B

8. Scott Hairston, LF

9. Ross Ohlendorf, SP



To come.