Harper, Span out of Nats lineup against Marlins

Washington Nationals outfielders Bryce Harper and Denard Span

are out of Tuesday night’s lineup with flu-like symptoms.

Both played in Monday’s game at Miami but were sick overnight,

manager Davey Johnson said. He said he was hoping the bugs were of

the 24-hour variety, and the players were scheduled to see a


Tyler Moore started in left field for Harper, who is batting

.320 with five home runs. Roger Bernadina started for Span in


The Nationals also are without second baseman Danny Espinosa,

sidelined by a bruised right hand.