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.
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.
On the heels of a frustrating loss in the fog the Nats dropped another game to the last-place Cubs, this time in unsightly fashion.
Nationals pitching prospect A.J. Cole was promoted from Harrisburg to Triple-A Syracuse on Friday, as he continues his development as one of the Nats' most promising minor leaguers.