Jayson Werth's broken left wrist is recovering well, and the Nationals right fielder remains on target to return to the club around August 1, perhaps earlier.
After getting swept by the Yankees, the Nationals have their work cut out for themselves tonight when Tampa Bay comes to town.
Needing help behind the plate at Class AAA Syracuse, the Nationals have signed 33-year-old Koyie Hill.
Nationals pitchers continue to excel, but they desperately need Ryan Zimmerman to get his bat going after a frustrating start to his season.
They've managed to overcome injuries and shaky performances by some. Now the Nationals are hoping the return of several injured relievers will pay off down the stretch.