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Wire Taps: Bryce Harper returns today?; Nationals dress up in Game of Thrones gear; Brian Goodwin nears return?

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Hooray for NLDS home-field! Because that’s worked out really well the last few times!

Here’s the beat from South Capitol Street.

Nationals to activate Bryce Harper on Monday
Harper has been out since Aug. 13 with a bone bruise in his left knee and a left calf strain.

Harper, Werth go all out for Game of Thrones dress-up day
*Insert a bunch of Game of Thrones references that I totally understand*

Nationals clinch NLDS home field with win over Mets
Tickets for games one, two, and five will go on sale this Wednesday.

Goodwin nears return from groin strain, hopes to be back in time for postseason
Brian Goodwin took batting practice before Sunday's game versus the Mets, and felt like he was "really close." In fact, if it was up to him, he'd be on the field.

Source to MLB.com: Harper will in fact be activated today
Bryce Harper will in fact be activated today, according to Jamal Collier.

Bryce Harper will cruelly re-take outfield spot from Victor Robles
Victor Robles is a perfect cinnamon roll and if you come for him you come for us, understood? Kapeesh? Kapeesh.

Bryce Harper will be activated tomorrow, but first, look at him in A WOLF COSTUME
A direwolf, or something. Come on! (Also, Jayson Werth just belongs in those clothes. True story.)

Teams have fun with rookie dress-up, nobody beats Nationals
THE NATIONALS -- EVERY ONE OF THEM -- DRESSED UP IN GAME OF THRONES COSTUMES. INCLUDING BRYCE, WHO WAS A WOLF OR SOMETHING. BEST. DAY. EVER.

Today’s Game: Nationals vs Phillies — 7:05 PM
Probable Pitchers: A.J. Cole vs Aaron Nola
Elimination number for #1 overall seed in NL: 3