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Second baseman Anderson Hernandez was available to come off the bench Friday and could return to the lineup this weekend. Hernandez thought his right pinkie finger was broken when it bent backward in the fourth inning Thursday, but it turned out to be dislocated.

“That’s never happened to me,” he said. “I got scared. I thought it’s broke.” …

With his fourth-inning homer, Ryan Zimmerman reached base for the 40th straight game. He’s the first Washington player to reach that milestone since the Senators’ Jackie Jensen did it 43 straight games in 1953.