With an early barrage of runs against Tim Lincecum, the Nationals cruised to a 9-3 win over the Giants Tuesday night.
Chipper Jones was added to the All-Star team this evening, removing one of Bryce Harper's top challengers in the Final Vote competition.
Jordan Zimmermann faces Tim Lincecum as a matchup of the National League's top two teams gets underway tonight 6:35 p.m. in D.C.
The Nationals have held first place in the NL East for 68 of 78 days so far this season, and each of the division's four other clubs appears to have flaws.
Though he's been struggling on the field for the last three weeks, Bryce Harper continues to show maturity and humility off the field.