Bryce Harper hit his first post-DL homer last night, but the Nationals star is still battling his way out of a lengthy slump.
The Nationals lost to the Phillies 6-2 on a night where starter Jordan Zimmermann was injured and left early.
All-Star Jordan Zimmermann departed Friday night's game in Philadelphia with a right biceps cramp. He'll get an MRI on Saturday.
Ian Desmond hopes to return to the Nationals' lineup Saturday. Plus, read what Jayson Werth and Matt Williams said about Buck Showalter's dugout tirade.
This week’s episode of The Baseball Show featured an evaluation of the Nationals at the midseason point.