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Bryce Harper snapped out of a mini power slump with two homers, while the Nationals' new-look bullpen offered a glimpse of what it could do during Tuesday night's 7-2 win in Miami.
The firesale in Philly continued on Wednesday night, as according to several reports the Phillies agreed to send ace Cole Hamels to an AL West club.
With the trade deadline looming, baseball has seen several blockbuster trades take place within the last several days, including drama, excitement, and Wednesday night in New York, tears.

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Who is the biggest threat to the Nats in the NL East?
Braves
14%
Marlins
10%
Mets
75%
Phillies
1%

Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
7/12D. CarpenterRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
7/7D. SpanBack tightness (on 15-day DL)
7/5S. StrasburgLeft oblique strain (on 15-day DL)
6/25A. Rendonoff 15-day DL
6/18B. HarperStrained left hamstring (day-to-day)
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Nationals - Team News
Doug Fister - S
Doug Fister gave up only two runs in six innings, earning the win as the Nationals beat the... Ichiro Suzuki hit an RBI double in the second inning and Adeiny Hechavarria added an RBI single in the fourth to account for the damage. Fister, overall, allowed four hits...
Jul 29 10:32PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor had a sacrifice fly and a solo home run in a 1-for-3 effort as the Nationals... Taylor's sacrifice fly broke a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning. His eighth-inning solo home run made it a 7-2 game. The outfielder has gone yard three times in his last four...
Jul 29 10:23PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper hit two home runs and knocked in four runs in a 3-for-4 effort, helping the... Harper drilled a three-run home run to break a 2-2 tie in the fifth inning, then added a solo shot in the eighth for good measure. That ends a nine-game homerless streak and...
Jul 29 10:20PM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg (oblique) allowed three runs on four hits over four innings in his minor... The right-hander punched out five on the day while walking just one, throwing 44 of his 64 pitches for strikes. It's unclear if he'll need a second tune-up in the minor...
Jul 29 8:18PM Read More
Sammy Solis - R
Nationals optioned LHP Sammy Solis to Triple-A Syracuse. They needed to clear a spot on the roster for Jonathan Papelbon. Solis holds a 5.54 ERA over 10 relief appearances this season.
Jul 29 3:20PM Read More
Raudy Read - C
Nationals C prospect Raudy Read homered for the second game in a row Tuesday for Low-A... The 21-year-old plated two runs while contributing a season-high three hits. He's hit .371 with five extra-base hits during his seven-game hitting streak. Nine of Reed's 25...
Jul 29 2:32PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann lost for the first time since June 17 after the Marlins scored three times in... Two of the runs scored on outs, but Zimmermann allowed eight hits and two walks (both intentional) while striking out only two. He held the opposition to three or fewer runs...
Jul 28 10:24PM Read More
Dan Butler - C
Nationals designated C Dan Butler for assignment. The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Jonathan Papelbon. Butler, 28, has hit .231/.315/.312 with one homer at Triple-A this season and has a good chance to clear...
Jul 28 8:30PM Read More
Jonathan Papelbon - R
Nationals acquired RHP Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations from the Phillies in exchange... He'll slide into the closer role for the Nats, pushing Drew Storen to the eighth inning. Papelbon also agreed to drop his 2016 salary from $13 million to $11 million in...
Jul 28 8:14PM Read More
Jonathan Papelbon - R
According to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi, a trade sending Jonathan Papelbon to the Nationals has... MLB.com's Todd Zolecki says the Phillies will receive pitching prospect Nick Pivetta in the deal. Papelbon is expected to take over as the Nationals' closer, pushing Drew...
Jul 28 5:51PM Read More
Jonathan Papelbon - R
Jim Bowden of ESPN reports that the Nationals are "at the finish line" on a trade for... Bowden adds that the Phillies' return will be a Double-A pitcher. It sounds like an official announcement is coming soon on this deal. Papelbon has said that he wants to...
Jul 28 5:16PM Read More
Matt den Dekker - OF
Nationals optioned OF Matt den Dekker to Triple-A Syracuse. The move clears a roster spot for Jayson Werth, who officially returned from the disabled list on Tuesday.
Jul 28 5:07PM Read More
Emmanuel Burriss - 2B
Nationals sent INF Emmanuel Burris outright to Triple-A Syracuse. He is now off the Nationals' 40-man roster. The 30-year-old infielder is a .245/.307/.271 career hitter in 806 plate appearances at the major league level.
Jul 28 5:06PM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Nationals activated 1B Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list. Zimmerman missed over a month and a half with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. He went 1-for-15 on his rehab assignment and is batting just .209/.265/.346 in 234 plate...
Jul 28 4:38PM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Nationals activated OF Jayson Werth from the 60-day disabled list. Werth is in the Nationals' starting lineup on Tuesday night for the first time since mid-May. He missed over two months with a pair of small fractures in his left wrist. ...
Jul 28 4:36PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
7/30Mia9:10 PT10:10 MT11:10 CT12:10 ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 MST11:10 EST11:40 VEN20:10 UAE11:10 CT
7/31NYM4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
8/1NYM4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
8/2NYM5:08 PT6:08 MT7:08 CT8:08 ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 MST7:08 EST7:38 VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 CT
8/3vs. Ari4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
7/29MiaW 7-2
7/28MiaL 1-4
7/26PitL 1-3
7/25PitW 9-3
7/24PitL 5-7
7/23PitL 3-7
7/22vs. NYMW 4-3
7/21vs. NYML 2-7
7/20vs. NYMW 7-2
7/19vs. LADL 0-5
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Scoreboard

Wed, Jul 29
Final123 456 789 RHE
Washington000230020790
Miami010100000252
  W: D. Fister (4-6)   L: T. Koehler (8-7)
  Was HR: B. Harper 2 (29) M. Taylor (9)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper93316681062312968.335
Y. Escobar8834047108171530.318
D. Espinosa8729644751611029.253
W. Ramos772952971120942.241
I. Desmond9636445801721132.220

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
J. Papelbon21.6673701739.2401.59
D. Storen101.0003902937.1461.69
M. Thornton101.000350024.1161.85
F. Rivero101.000170019.1201.86
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