Jerry Hairston Jr.
Bryce Harper stood out in his surprise call-up over the weekend, not just with his hair or with his bat, but with his arm. And considering he hit well against one of the league’s better pitching staffs, perhaps Harper could be the bolt of energy this lineup needs.
Watch video of Riggleman explaining his decision along with GM Mike Rizzo’s press conference and reactions from Jayson Werth, Jason Marquis and Jerry Hairston Jr.
The Nationals’ have won a season-high seven straight games and evened the Battle of the Beltways series a 2-2.
he Nationals got on the board first in the third inning, but then the Orioles would score eight unanswered runs and cruise rest of the way.
Gorzelanny (1-2) finished with eight innings and scattered three hits with no runs and four strikeouts for his first win in a Nationals uniform.