Worth noting

Worth noting

• The Nationals are 14-12 and 4-3-6 (sweeps-swept-splits) when playing two games in one day.

• Since receiving a cortisone shot for his ailing right shoulder on June 24, Ryan Zimmerman is batting .378 with a 1.218 OPS and nine doubles, nine homers and 25 RBIs.

• After Saturday, the Nats will be nine days into a stretch of 35 games in 34 days from July 13-Aug. 15.