The Nationals added four more home runs in a 6-4 win over the Dodgers to extend their lead in the NL East back to seven games.
Maikel Franco - ranked 17th by Baseball America among MLB prospects before this season - was called up to Philadelphia on Monday as part of their September call-ups.
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On Monday, after less than two years at the helm, former Nats third base coach Bo Porter was fired by the Astros.