Bryce Harper was plunked three times in three games. So Stephen Strasburg retaliated. And the rivalry between the Nats and Braves became even more heated.
They got top pitching prospect Alex Meyer in return who saw his 2013 cut in half by injuries. Now Meyer has another job: substitute teacher.
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has posted from his Japanese team, the Rakuten Eagles, and bidding has begun for the 25-year-old.
Drew Storen's July 26 meltdown on the mound led to his demotion to the minors ... and Tyler Clippard's sharp criticism of the Nationals.