The Nationals' sudden need for infield help prompted general manager Mike Rizzo to make a rare deal for a 2-month rental player: Asdrubal Cabrera.
One day after the Nats salvaged their road trip with a 4-3 win over the Marlins, they pick right back up to begin a four-game set with the Phillies at Nationals Park.
After a pair of quality outings this past week, Tanner Roark now leads the team in wins. That and more on this week's Stock Watch.
MLB's trade deadline arrives at 4 p.m., and Mike Rizzo and the Nationals must decide whether their roster needs bolstering for the stretch run.
The Nationals produced a late rally, but then had to hang on for dear life to pull out a 4-3 win over the Marlins on Wednesday.