All of a sudden, the Nationals have lost two in a row and have seen their record fall back to 19 games over the .500 mark.
The author of "Bad to the Bone" paid a visit to Nationals Park to meet the young phenom who uses it as his walk-up song.
Though he insists he could play, Ryan Zimmerman is behind held out for tonight's game against the Phillies. Join the conversation on Nats Insider at 7:05 p.m.
Bryce Harper was hitting .307 on June 12 when he was asked a clown question in Toronto. Since then, the Nationals rookie has seen his offensive production go way downhill.
According to Nationals manager Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg's recent struggles are just part of growing up.