Bryce Harper spent years formulating a gameplan to face Roy Halladay. Tuesday night, he made good on it and helped the Nats beat the Phillies again.
What looked like a guaranteed, low-scoring, pitchers' duel at the beginning of the night turned upside-down almost as soon as the game began.
After Henry Rodriguez nearly melted down again Monday night, Davey Johnson has decided to mix-and-match his relievers in the ninth inning.
Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will not start tonight for the Nationals in what was described by a team spokesman as a "manager's decision." Chad Tracy will take over at third base against the Phillies.