Veteran outfielder Reed Johnson suffered what appears to be a significant muscle pull in his lower leg and foot during the Nationals' wild win Tuesday night.
A.J. Cole got pounded for nine runs in his major league debut, but thanks to Dan Uggla, his performance would be a footnote by the night's end.
After throwing with no issues Tuesday, Max Scherzer is on target to return to the mound Friday night against Matt Harvey and the Mets.
Anthony Rendon is out of the Harrisburg lineup for the third straight day, this time with tightness in his side.