Despite Jordan Zimmermann's quality outing, the Nats offense was dormant in a 3-0 loss to the Braves, as they continue to struggle against their NL East rivals Atlanta.
Bryce Harper launched home runs all over Nationals Park on Thursday in his first batting practice session on the field since having surgery on his left thumb.
The Braves are in town to face the Nationals for the first time since April. The Nats hold a 1 1/2 game lead in the NL East and hope to build on it.
Do the Nationals have baseball's best bullpen? What happened to the offense? We take a look at those topics and more in this week's Stock Watch.