Ben Revere is back! Well, he's not back, per se. Let's just say that he's arrived, after his stellar weekend. If his series against Miami is a sign of things to come, the Revere train is pulling into Nationals Park station right on time, for a pivotal series against the New York Mets. Hopefully, he'll be more reliable than the Metro.
Here's the scoop from South Capitol Street.
Scherzer getting into midseason form
Despite allowing a lot of home runs, Scherzer looks like he's on the right track, and since his 20 K start, looks almost identical to the Mad Max of 2015.
Supposedly, an auction site is selling Bryce Harper's jersey from the day of the Papelbon choke
Although Harper has denied that the jersey is from the game, if it is, I personally move that we buy it... and then proceed to burn it when the Nationals win their first World Series.
Dusty Baker's thoughts on a new strike zone and intentional walk rule
As always, the Nationals' manager has his own poignant thoughts on pretty much everything surrounding baseball, including some new pace of play rules, which may go into effect as soon as next week.
Matt Belisle beginning rehab
Belisle has recovered from his calf strain, but didn't want to do a rehab assignment. Dusty thought otherwise, and Belisle will join Class-A Potomac on Monday.
Looking at the absolutely incredible bobbleheads of the Potomac Nationals
Why they don't broadcast these on TV instead of the usual P-Nats script, we'll never know or understand.
Tonight's Game: Mets vs Nationals - 7:05 PM (MASN, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Bartolo Colon (3-3, 3.75 ERA) vs Gio Gonzalez (3-1, 1.86 ERA)