In what ended up a 8-0 blowout loss to the St.
Nationals center fielder Denard Span completed his first minor league rehab assignment on Thursday night with the Single-A Hagerstown Suns, going 1-for-2 with three runs, an RBI and two
Nationals starter Doug Fister threw two innings - a total of 28 pitches – on Thursday at extended spring training in Viera, Fl. as he continues his rehab from a right lat strain.
Bryce Harper is back in the Nationals’ lineup to face the Cardinals on Thursday after missing the previous night due to a sore left quadriceps muscle.