Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter Saturday against the Pirates. He lost the perfect game with one out to go in the ninth inning.
Jayson Werth has begun shagging flies and gripping a bat, while Stephen Strasburg is ready to rejoin the Nationals' rotation next week.
Despite missing Friday's game with a hamstring injury, Harper has returned to the Nationals lineup earlier than expected.
Ian Desmond is confident that he'll snap out of his struggles at some point.