Bryce Harper back in Nats' lineup

Updated: May 21, 2013, 2:13 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Outfielder Bryce Harper is back in the Washington Nationals' lineup after missing two games because of a bruised left knee.

Harper batted third and played right field Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at San Francisco.

Manager Davey Johnson said right fielder Jayson Werth is still a couple of weeks from coming off the disabled list after another MRI on his strained right hamstring showed he isn't healing as quickly as hoped.

"He's going to rest ...

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