Asdrubal Cabrera has arrived and will make his Nationals debut tonight, batting seventh and starting at second base against the Phillies.
The Nationals' bullpen, as dominant a unit as there has been in baseball through much of the season, has suddenly and surprisingly fallen onto hard times.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: It could've been a great pitching showdown between a pair of accomplished lefties.
For the first time since news of Asdrubal Cabrera's acquisition broke, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo spoke to the media. His reasoning? Necessity. Watch here.