Harper returns for Nats-Marlins opener (Span scratched, Brown in)

Here are the lineups for tonight's series opener in Miami between the Nationals and Marlins. Dan Haren will take on rookie sensation Jose Fernandez, who was named National League Rookie of the Month for July and August.

Bryce Harper returns to the starting lineup after getting Wednesday off due to a sore hip.

for the Nationals:

Denard Span CF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Bryce Harper LF
Jayson Werth RF
Ian Desmond SS
Adam LaRoche 1B
Wilson Ramos C
Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Dan Haren P

For the Marlins:

Chris Coghlan LF
Donovan Solano 2B
Christian Yelich CF
Giancarlo Stanton RF
Logan Morrison 1B
Placido Polanco 3B
Adeiny Hechavarria SS
Jeff Mathis C
Jose Fernandez P

Update: Span has been scratched with groin tightness, and Corey Brown will start in his place. Here's the new Nats lineup:

Corey Brown CF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Bryce Harper LF
Jayson Werth RF
Ian Desmond SS
Adam LaRoche 1B
Wilson Ramos C
Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Dan Haren P

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