Doug Fister. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Update, 12:10 p.m.: Jayson Werth, who was scheduled to make his spring debut this spring on Sunday, was scratched from the lineup

Doug Fister, acquired from Detroit in a trade this winter, will make his first start in a Nationals uniform on Sunday afternoon against the Miami Marlins. Coaches and Manager Matt Williams have raved about Fister’s spring. Also making their spring debuts are Jerry Blevins (first in a Nationals uniform, too) and Jayson Werth (the last regular position player to play).

The game will air live on MASN at 1:05 p.m. and on the radio on 1580AM.

Updated Nationals lineup:

1. Jeff Kobernus, 2B

2. Ian Desmond, SS

3. Ryan Zimmerman, DH

4. Wilson Ramos, C

5. Adam LaRoche, 1B

6. Anthony Rendon, 3B

7. Scott Hairston, LF

8. Eury Perez, CF

9. Nate McLouth, RF

— Doug Fister, SP


Nationals lineup:

1. Jeff Kobernus, 2B

2. Ian Desmond, SS

3. Jayson Werth, RF

4. Ryan Zimmerman, DH

5. Adam LaRoche, 1B

6. Wilson Ramos, C

7. Anthony Rendon, 3B

8. Scott Hairston, LF

9. Nate McLouth, CF

— Doug Fister, SP

Pitching order: Doug Fister,Chris Young, Sammy Solis, Craig Stammen, Jerry Blevins, Gabriel Alfaro, Aaron Barrett, Tyler Robertson.


Marlins lineup:

1. Matt Angle, LF

2. Donovan Solano, SS

3. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

4. Marcell Ozuna, CF

5. Jeff Baker, 3B

6. Derek Dietrich, 2B

7. Reed Johnson, RF

8. Greg Dobbs, DH

9. Ed Lucas, 1B

— Brad Hand, SP

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010, wrote about high school sports across the region for two years and has covered the Nationals since the middle of the 2012 season.