Washington made a huge, early summer deal without giving up any of its top prospects.

FILE - In this May 27, 2018 file photo Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera (40) delivers against the Texas Rangers during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. Herrera has been acquired by the Washington Nationals from the Royals for infielder Kelvin Gutierrez and a pair of minor leaguers. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, file)

Harper has gone 1 for 24 in his last seven games with nine strikeouts and has hit one home run over his last 62 plate appearances.

GM Mike Rizzo could have acquired a bandage, but he went for a tourniquet instead.

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Now that Washington has jump-started the trade market, the team would be wise to patch its other holes sooner rather than later.

A look at this week's series against the Orioles at Nationals Park.

Some found the timing of Harper's new look, coming on the day of a doubleheader against the Bronx Bombers, to perhaps be less than coincidental.

Washington made a huge, early summer deal without giving up any of its top prospects.

‘We were very, very excited to see this,’ Dave Martinez says after the rookie right-hander pitches solidly in his third start of the season.

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The rookie, who was not even in the majors when Washington’s game was suspended last month, belts a blast in a 5-3 opening win before the Nats lose the nightcap, 4-2.

The right-hander is nearing a return to the Washington rotation.

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The news and lineups (sort of) ahead of Monday night's resumption of the suspended game.

The five-day event will bring several members of the 2005 Nationals, including Chad Cordero and Nick Johnson, back to D.C.

Could history change? What about the players no longer on the active roster?

Reliever had not allowed one in more than a year before Toronto hits a pair back-to-back in 8-6 loss.

Plus, who will pitch Monday and Tuesday?

Bryce Harper’s June swoon continues as Washington is shut out for the fourth time in 12 games, 2-0 at Toronto.

Washington planned to keep Murphy out of the field this weekend. He will play there Saturday.

The first baseman squared to bunt and couldn't get out of the way of a pitch.

Adam Eaton loses a flyball in the Toronto twilight, sparking Blue Jays to a three-run inning and a 6-5 win.

The Nationals plan to keep Murphy out of the field for now.

This year's All-Star Game gear features a stars-and-stripes theme and tri-color caps.

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