The Nationals signed Nate Schierholtz to a minor-league deal on Monday, thinking the veteran outfielder wouldn’t need much time in Syracuse before joining the big-league roster.
There was a point late in Friday night’s game on South Capitol Street when the Nationals and a crowd of 33,718 felt like a comeback was possible, maybe even likely.
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Michael Morse walked into the visitors clubhouse at Nationals Park and put his bag down at the locker marked No. 38.