Dan Haren got in trouble early against Miami and Washington's bats were no help in a 7-0 shutout loss to the Marlins on Friday night.
After sitting out a game to rest his sore left hip, Bryce Harper returns to the Nationals' lineup tonight in Miami. Join the conversation on Nats Insider.
The Nationals have won 17 of their last 25 games. The biggest reason for the resurgence: Their lineup is finally producing the way they thought it would on Opening Day.
The Nationals made a minor acquisition on Thursday, claiming corner infielder Mauro Gomez off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.