The circumstances that brought the Nationals to Washington, D.C., out of Montreal and almost into Baltimore's backyard, aren't lost on Orioles manager Buck Showalter.
Since returning from a nine-week absence in late June, Bryce Harper has yet to find his form on offense.
Doug Fister and the Nationals hope to experience a better fate tonight than they did in last night's 11-inning loss to the Orioles. But rain is delaying those plans.
After teetering in early June, the Braves have been on fire ever since and have re-taken the division lead. That and more on this week's Around the NL East.