Worth noting

• Here is the starting lineup for the Nationals on Saturday against the Mets:

1. Denard Span - CF
2. Steve Lombardozzi - 2B
3. Bryce Harper - LF
4. Tyler Moore - RF
5. Chad Tracy - 3B
6. Ian Desmond - SS
7. Chris Marrero - 1B
8. Chris Snyder - C
9. Micah Owings - DH
10. Stephen Strasburg - P

Second baseman Danny Espinosa is getting the day off Saturday. There is nothing wrong with Espinosa, according to Manager Davey Johnson and he is scheduled to play Sunday against the Marlins.

Roger Bernadina will work out with the Nationals at Space Coast Stadium on Saturday morning and then leave for the World Baseball Classic later that day. Bernadina will play for the Netherlands.

• Infielder Carlos Rivero will get a chance to play in the outfield this spring. However, the chances of him making the Major League club out of Spring Training are slim. The only way he makes the squad is if a player like Tyler Moore gets hurt. Rivero is out of Minor League options and there is a good chance he could be taken by a Major League team if he goes through waivers.