Washington is 4-3 since the All-Star break, and has an overall record of 53-37 that puts them 3.5 games above the Atlanta Braves.
As team, the Nationals rank eighth in the National League in batting average (.253), tenth in on-base average (.315), tied for fifth in slugging (.413), seventh in wOBA (.315), and tied for sixth in wRC+ (96).
Individually, Ian Desmond isn't walking at all (4.9% walk rate), but is hitting for power as evidenced by his .289/.323/.513 with a .359 wOBA and 126 wRC+. Adam LaRoche is hitting well, sporting a line of .256/.337/.489 with a .346 wOBA and 118 wRC+.
Bryce Harper has had his up and downs as expected, and enters at .273/.343/.450 with a .348 wOBA and 119 wRC+. Ryan Zimmerman has been slightly above average with the bat, hitting .259/.324/.430. He's been on fire the last 28 days, sporting a 1.127 over that time period.
Pitching match-ups after the jump.
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