Moore playing first, Harper scratched (updated)

ATLANTA - In his first game back from the minors, Tyler Moore is starting at first base against Braves left-hander Mike Minor.

Also, Bryce Harper is playing center field with righty Scott Hairston in left for the Nationals.

Update: After meeting with a trainer and manager Davey Johnson, Harper has been scratched from tonight’s game. Denard Span will now hit leadoff and play center.

Harper was hit by two pitches last night and left the Nationals’ clubhouse after the game with a pad on his left triceps.

More to come on that front.

Stephen Strasburg is on the mound making his first start since his first career complete-game shutout.

For the Nats
CF Denard Span
2B Anthony Rendon
3B Ryan Zimmerman
RF Jayson Werth
SS Ian Desmond
C Wilson Ramos
1B Tyler Moore
LF Scott Hairston
RHP Stephen Strasburg

For the Braves
RF Jason Heyward
LF Justin Upton
1B Freddie Freeman
C Brian McCann
3B Chris Johnson
CF Jordan Schafer
SS Andrelton Simmons
2B Paul Janish
LHP Mike Minor

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