Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., left, meets with Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, right, during batting practice before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Photo by: Nick Wass

Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., left, meets with Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, right, during batting practice before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)