On Friday an attempt at a world record will go down before the Nats take on the Braves at Nationals Park.
Former Nationals relief pitcher Joe Beimel says he was pitching with a torn elbow ligament while with Washington.
Edwin Jackson has held a 3.17 ERA this season yet has just one win on the year.
Jhonatan Solano rode to his tryout in Venezuela next to a heap of onions. Last night, the Nationals' catcher made his big-league debut against his brother and with his proud parents in the stands in Miami.
Philadelphia's ace will be out of the lineup for the same reason Michael Morse hasn't played this season.