• With left-hander Cole Hamels on the mound Saturday, Johnson slid Bryce Harper to fifth in the batting order and gave Adam LaRoche a day off. Tyler Moore, a right-handed batter, started in LaRoche's place at first.
• The Nationals entered Saturday on a seven-game winning streak. During that streak, they have out-homered their opponents, 19-0.
Tom Schad is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.