With their lowest first-round pick since they arrived in town, plus new monetary restrictions, the Nationals don't know what to expect during tonight's MLB draft.
The All-Star second baseman took a big step in his recovery from knee issues.
Heart of Nats order struggling
Though rookies Steve Lombardozzi and Bryce Harper did their part to get on base Sunday, the middle of the Nationals' order couldn't drive them in during a 3-2 loss to the Braves.
Everything started swimmingly for the Nationals when Lombardozzi and Harper led off with back-to-back homers. But Gio Gonzalez couldn't make it through the fifth, and the heart of the Nats' lineup kept coming up short.