• When asked about which Nationals might play winter ball this offseason, Johnson listed Zach Walters and Danny Espinosa as two candidates. Johnson said Walters "might" go and whether Espinosa will go is "still in question."
• With Bryce Harper's 20th home run Thursday night, the Nationals became the third team in the Major Leagues to have five players eclipse the 20-homer mark this season -- Ryan Zimmerman (25), Jayson Werth (23), Ian Desmond (20) and Adam LaRoche (20) are the other players and the Blue Jays and Braves are the other teams.
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