Dan Haren went eight innings and gave up just one run to help the Nats to a 3-1 win over Atlanta.
Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth each managed to get through batting practice with no problems, so each outfielder will play for the Nationals tonight.
Talk about the difference a year makes in Boston -- one season after their worst finish in 50 years, the Red Sox own baseball's best record, and sit at No. 2 in our weekly power rankings.
After going 0-for-3 and playing six innings at third base Wednesday for Class A Potomac, Ryan Zimmerman is set to rejoin the Nationals lineup Friday in Pittsburgh.