Here is a look at Major League Baseball with analysis from Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman and Nationals writer Chase Hughes.
Jordan Zimmermann pitched well against the Braves and was able to set himself up well for his next start in the process.
Bryce Harper made history Thursday night without ever taking the bat off his shoulder. With four walks and four runs in four plate appearances, he joined some elite company.
The Nats handled the Braves their 16th loss in 17 games as they pummeled Atlanta in a 15-1 rout that at times didn't feel like a fair fight.
Bryce Harper is back, but Michael Taylor remains out after re-aggravating his right knee injury.