Bryce Harper is back in the Nationals’ lineup after missing the previous night due to a sore left quadriceps muscle.
Coming off a series win over the Marlins, the Nationals now return home for an 11-game homestand beginning with four against the defending NL champion Cardinals.
Here is our first installment of MLB Power Rankings featuring thoughts on each team from Mark Zuckerman, Chase Hughes and myself, Steve Roney.
The Nationals are dominating opponents late in games, outscoring them 48-16 from the sixth inning on. Can that be sustained over a full season?