• Roger Bernadina, who spent his whole career with that Nationals before being released last month, got the start in center field on Sunday. It was his first appearance of the series and his first start since Tuesday. Rookie Cesar Hernandez had started eight of the past nine games in center.
• Catcher Carlos Ruiz got the day off on Sunday, with Erik Kratz making his first start in a week.
• The Phillies have the chance to win a road series for the first time in the second half after splitting the first two games in Washington. They are 0-6-1 in seven sets since the All-Star break.