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Wire Taps: Aaron Barrett plans comeback after horrific injuries; Nationals interested in Pat Neshek; Anthony Rendon is great contact hitter

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of this weekend’s series with the Reds...

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Hey, has anyone seen Koda Glover lately? Is he rehabbing? Did he hop over the fence again? Does anyone know? His return would be greatly appreciated. Keep us updated if you find him.

Here’s the news from Nationals Park.

Aaron Barrett planning comeback after horrible sequence of arm injuries
Aaron Barrett, once an integral part of the Nats' relief corps, suffered consecutive injuries to his elbow and then his humerus -- the second of which, even Dr. James Andrews couldn't believe. Nobody knows how to rehab it, but the Nats are trying and hoping for the best.

Nats among teams with interest in Pat Neshek
Per Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Nats have shown interest in Pat Neshek, a veteran reliever that has been killer in Philadelphia this season and could provide middle and late-innings relief help for the Nationals.

Anthony Rendon's ability to foul off pitches is superhuman
Rendon's quick hands and ability to foul off pitches has earned him a reputation as among the toughest outs in the majors.

Who will be the next pitcher to get three no-hitters?
Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander are both sitting at two career no-hitters, and very few pitchers have ever had three no-hitters. Which one will get it the next time?

And now, some much needed perspective
Based on the general sentiment coming from Nationals fans, one would assume that the Nats are a bajillion games out of first and should sell at the deadline. Standings, people. Standings.

Nats have list of potential closers
Jon Heyman claims that the Nats have Mark Melancon, Tony Watson, Kelvin Herrera, and David Robertson on their list.

Brian Goodwin has capitalized on his chance to play every day
Goodwin is batting .255 with an .875 OPS and four home runs, better than he's ever played in the majors. Now that he's gotten consistent playing time due to Jayson Werth's injury, he's also getting a chance to be a major leaguer and prove that he belongs.

Max Scherzer is on a Hall of Fame path, but isn't a lock
Scherzer, already having won two Cy Young awards, has the best ERA in the National League, and was inches from yet another no-hitter this past week. Mad Max is at 133 wins currently, and 200 -- or even 300 -- isn't out of the question. Even so, he's got a ways to go.