• Asked if he would like to manage the Nationals as a player/manager, outfielder Jayson Werth thought about it and said: "That's a tough one. I have to be careful what I say. The answer is yes. But I haven't made a decision if I'm going to put my name in. In the end, I don't think A) I want to manage; or B) I want to be play and manage, just because of the headache of the whole thing. I don't think I want to play and manage at the same time, but I've considered it. I haven't decided to put my name in or not."
• Adam LaRoche is done for the season, Johnson said. LaRoche, who has a sore left biceps, hit. 237 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashinNats This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.