After sitting out the last two and half months with a broken wrist, Jayson Werth is in the lineup tonight to face Cole Hamels and the Phillies.
Jordan Zimmermann was named NL Pitcher of the Month for July, the third different member of the Nationals rotation honored as such this season.
Sports Illustrated released their most recent awards watch and has the Nationals' pitcher all the way at the top.
The Nationals are confident with the team they have as they opted to stay quiet as the MLB trade deadline came and went.
All of a sudden, the Nationals have lost two in a row and have seen their record fall back to 19 games over the .500 mark.