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  • Washington Nationals catcher WIlson Ramos, left, looks on as third baseman Ryan Zimmerman fields a bunt for a base hit by Colorado Rockies Brandon Barnes during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Ryan Zimmerman shines for Nats on Bryce Harper's night

    It was Bryce Harper's night and a big crowd came out to Nationals Park on a Monday in part to snag one of his bobble head dolls. But Ryan Zimmerman, the man who already switched positions once with Harper out of the lineup - and did so again upon his return - was the real star in a 7-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

  • Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams (9) looks at the lineup in the dugout before a spring exhibition baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    LOVERRO: Nationals Park's new reality series: 'The Lineup'

    Lineup cards are a baseball manager's game plan, except it is tacked up there for all the world to see, typically 3½ hours before the game is even played. It's the twin document, along with the box score, of the daily tradition of baseball, year in and year out. Opposing managers might want to be careful handling the Nationals lineup cards — they could be bloody.

  • Zim makes the transition back to third base

    Ryan Zimmerman was back in familiar territory at third base last night, and looked quite comfortable making a pair of tough plays.

  • Harper, Williams give thoughts on Nats' lineup

    Both Matt Williams and Bryce Harper had interesting thoughts on the Nats' lineup moving forward, now that everyone is healthy.

  • Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper (34) waits for a pitch in his first at bat since returning from the disabled list during the second inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park, on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Washington. Harper is returning to the lineup after missing 59 games with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. At right is Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Bryce Harper's return sets Nationals' lineup in motion

    After nine weeks out following surgery to repair a torn left thumb ligament, Harper assumed his customary spot in left field for the Washington Nationals against the Colorado Rockies. But that sent Ryan Zimmerman and his arthritic right shoulder back to third base, which spun Anthony Rendon over to second and deflected second baseman Danny Espinosa to the bench.

  • Bryce Harper returns as Nats offense crushes in win

    For the first time in three months, the Nationals took the field tonight feeling like a complete ball club again. And the results looked great.

  • Williams has plan ready for Harper's return

    Matt Williams says he has a plan in place for Bryce Harper's return (likely on Monday) and how it will affect Ryan Zimmerman and others in the Nationals' lineup.

  • Missed opportunity early haunts Nats late

    The Nationals had a chance to take a big early lead on the Cubs but couldn't take advantage and wound up losing their third straight game.

  • Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman looks on during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    LOVERRO: Ryan Zimmerman's example could lead Nats to big things

    Zimmerman's willingness to pick up a glove and play wherever the Nationals need him is his defining moment as a leader on this team — and perhaps the rallying cry for Washington this summer.

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