"I wouldn’t think we’d be big players for one of the big free agent outfielders. We like the three guys that we have."
On the outfield, which had its bright spots -- right field, mostly -- and overcame injuries in the others.
Washington faces a number of questions now, and the answers may not become clear for some time.
Nationals officials know Parra well, and were interested in him before the July 31 trade deadline.
How Michael A. Taylor found his way into Friday night's game, then won it in the 10th.
He hit once on Saturday night and returned to the Nationals' lineup on Sunday.
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Escobar was hit on the right hand in the fifth inning but left the game an inning later.
Span's back has cooperated recently and now needs to build up more at-bats.
Thrown into the outfield fire because of injuries to teammates, the metrics identify Taylor as one of the best defensive outfielders in baseball.