GAME IN A NUTSHELL: One night after the Nationals made Felix Hernandez look human, their own marquee starter lived up to the billing.
The Nationals and Dodgers will be in the presence of a renaissance man on Monday night. A champion boxer, a pop singer, a congressman in his native Phillipines.
The New York Mets may be without standout second baseman Daniel Murphy for the remainder of this season, as the current MLB hits leader has landed on the disabled list with a strained right calf.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals entered Friday night in a three-game skid going up against the best right-hander of his generation.