It couldn't last forever, but this year really could have been the year. Entering Sunday's game, the Nationals were the last team in pursuit of a 161-1 season, but the Phillies ruined that pursuit. That's baseball for you.
Here's the scoop from South Beach.
Grand Slams must have magical powers - Harper has homered on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Ben Revere looking to return by mid-May
Although Revere resumed rotational work, his return to the Majors is still a long way away; The outfielder targeted the second week of May for his return.
Fan brings "Bruce Harper" sign, is immediately mocked on internet
Turns out, the fan actually knows how to spell "Bryce", he just misspelled it on purpose.
Context around Bruce Harper sign pic.twitter.com/IfNeljCMrn— Anna (@Nats48Fan) April 17, 2016
Ramos is a key to successful season
The catcher has enjoyed a hot start, and a productive year would add another weapon that was not present in 2015's arsenal.
Playoffs Daniel Murphy is here to stay, and Nats fans should be excited about it
The new second baseman is hitting homers, he's walking, and he's plain out hitting. A really, really, really exciting pickup.
Scherzer, Nats, will root for Capitals in playoffs
The Nationals will get behind their hockey counterparts in the Capitals as they begin their playoff journey. However, the real question is if Mike Rizzo will let Danny Espinosa grow a playoff beard.
Bryce Harper wins another award by being named to SI's Fashionable 50
The MVP has always had a unique sense of style, and a unique haircut as well. "My hair and beard always have to be perfectly groomed."
Tonight's Game: Nationals vs Marlins - 7:10 PM (MASN, WDCH 99.1)
Probable Pitchers: Tanner Roark (1-1, 2.45 ERA) vs Jose Fernandez (0-1, 5.06 ERA)