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Wire Taps: Joe Ross explains setback; Ben Revere uses football skills for catch; Bryce Harper diagnosed with stiff neck

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while you hold your breath until tomorrow night at 7:05 PM...

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The Nationals don't have to see Eduardo Nunez again until October. And if you don't think that's a big deal, Eduardo Nunez robbed the Nats of two hits yesterday, and went 7-20 against the Nationals in the season series. So yeah, it's kind of a big-ish deal.

Here are the links from Nationals Park.

Joe Ross explains setback, hopes to throw soon
Ross was never really comfortable during his rehab assignment, which led to the decision to give Ross some more time to work out the injury.

Ben Revere uses football skills for game-saving catch
The incredible catch that likely saved Sunday's game for the Nationals brought Revere back to the days where he played football and worked on (football) catching drills in the driveway with his father, a receivers and running backs coach at Eastern Kentucky.

Bryce Harper exits Saturday's game with stiff neck
Bryce Harper left the game on Saturday after a troubling swing that forced him to double over - Dusty Baker later revealed that the cause was a stiff neck.

Jonathan Papelbon works on his tan in the bullpen
Now that he's not closing, he can relax - and sunbathe.

July off-field recap
From gnomenappings to photos with Willie Mays, to Bryce Harper's pool-selfie aesthetics, the Nationals had a busy month off the field.

Tomorrow's Game: Indians vs Nationals
Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer (7-5, 4.08 ERA) vs Max Scherzer (12-6, 2.87 ERA)