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As he pondered the question and looked out at the field, he smiled. And then shrugged.

“Anyways,” he said. “That’s enough.”

NOTES: Bryce Harper was out of the Nationals’ lineup for the third straight game as he continues to try to alleviate the bursitis in his left knee with rest. Johnson was hopeful Harper would be able to return by Friday when the Nationals visit the Atlanta Braves. … Second baseman Danny Espinosa visited Dr. Ken Means in Baltimore on Wednesday and was cleared to return to the lineup for the first time in a week. The swelling in his fractured right wrist is down, but it’s going to require continued treatment to maintain the healing process.