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Wire Taps: Wilson Ramos, Nationals haven't talked extension; Bryce Harper wants to play for team USA; Trea Turner is really, really fast

Catch up on the lastest Nationals news before the start of the three-game set with the San Francisco Giants tonight in Washington, D.C.

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Can you believe it's been five days since the Washington Nationals last saw their buddies, the San Francisco Giants?

Don't worry, Bruce Bochy's squad missed Dusty Baker and the Nats so much that they decided to visit for a three-game series starting tonight.

Here's the latest from Nationals Park.

No extension talks between Nats and Wilson Ramos
Ramos has yet to hear from the Nationals' front office regarding his future in D.C., but the catcher has indicated that he would like to stay in Washington.

Trea Turner is really, really fast.
First-hand accounts from friends, teammates, coaches and family all say the same thing: Turner has been absurdly, stupidly fast since day one.

Why Bryce Harper has gone from great to good to just okay
About ten months ago, Bryce Harper was at the end of one of the greatest position-player seasons ever. This season, Harper has regressed, and then some. FiveThirtyEight takes a look at what's going on.

Harper drops $2.7 million on a Las Vegas house
Bryce will finally have something to compare himself to when he says he hopes to be "big as a house".

The pitch that made Mark Melancon a closer
Even though we have yet to see him in an actual save situation, Melancon got the right to pitch the ninth inning by learning how to throw a vicious cutter.

Harper wants to be part of team USA in 2020 Olympics
The International Olympic Committee re-added baseball and softball to the 2020 Tokyo games, and Bryce Harper is already itching to wear the red, white and blue (the uniforms that say USA on them, not the ones with a curly W).

Today's Game: Giants vs Nationals - 7:05 PM (MASN, WUSA 9, MLB Network, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzjia (9-7, 4.30 ERA) vs Gio Gonzalez (6-9, 4.29 ERA)