Just about everyone on the first place Nationals will get time off this week as only Tyler Clippard is representing them in Minnesota.
It's no surprise Jayson Werth is starting to heat up with the second half of the 2014 season around the corner.
WIth the first half of the season in the books, it's already been a tumultuous ride for the Nationals.
An offensive explosion and a quality start helped Washington trounce Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, 10-3, and roll into the All-Star break. More here.
Jordan Zimmermann will not be able to compete in Tuesday's All-Star Game, but Sunday brought the announcement of another Nats pitcher heading to Minneapolis.