The left-hander entered the game with a 5.46 ERA over his previous six outings and fired seven scoreless on Thursday.
With a three-hit night, Harper is hitting .282 with a .375 on-base percentage since the all-star break.
The second baseman has formed a strong double play duo with Ian Desmond and provided some key hits.
Cabrera is "fine" after getting clocked Monday night, and LaRoche finally has a walk-off homer to his name.
Even though he has blown three saves in the second half, Williams says Soriano is still the closer for now.
Since Tyler Clippard made a mechanical adjustment to recapture his change-up, he's been one of his roles.
The Nationals ace's home-road splits are striking, but Matt Williams chalked the disparity up to randomness.
Doug Fister continued his amazing season as Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond hit home runs.
The starter has quietly been arguably the best in the Nationals rotation and has many great peripheral qualities.
Jayson Werth's shoulder, the trouble with Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton, and other notes from the series loss.