Bryce Harper had to be scratched from the Nationals’ starting lineup Tuesday against the Dodgers due to soreness in his left knee, but all is well with the 22-year-old superstar …
Harper back in #Nats lineup tonight vs Kershaw.
— Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) August 12, 2015
Harper is batting .333/.460/.650 with 29 home runs and 69 RBI this season for the Nationals, who are currently 2 1/2 games back of the Mets in the National League East standings.
Washington is 5 1/2 games behind the Cubs for the second NL Wild Card spot.