Beset by injuries and beaten around by the Braves, the Nationals must find a way to battle through their troubles and overcome injuries.
The Nationals lost to the Braves 6-3 on Saturday night in Atlanta. They are now 1-4 against their NL East rivals this season.
Ryan Zimmerman becomes the latest Nationals regular to land on the DL after fracturing his right thumb. He'll miss 4-to-6 weeks.
Denard Span was placed on the 7-day concussion DL after a scary collision with Dan Uggla during Friday night's game.