The Washington Times - April 1, 2013, 09:10AM

Happy Opening Day, baseball fans. The bunting has been hung from the second and third decks with care and the field is being primped for the final time before the 2013 baseball season kicks off. 

If you’re looking for some pre-game reading, check out the story on page A1 of The Washington Times on Bryce Harper — maturing and embracing superstardom on the brink of what many think could be a huge sophomore year.


Otherwise, there’s always the loads of content in the Nationals preview section that ran Friday, all of which you can find here.

Here are the lineups for Monday’s game, No. 1 of No. 162:


Denard Span CF
Jayson Werth RF
Bryce Harper LF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Ian Desmond SS
Danny Espinosa 2B
Wilson Ramos C
Stephen Strasburg P


Juan Pierre LF
Chris Coghlan CF
Giancarlo Stanton RF
Placido Polanco 3B
Rob Brantly C
Donovan Solano 2B
Casey Kotchman 1B
Adeiny Hechavarria SS
Ricky Nolasco P