Harper played with the ingrown toenail over the last three days, and it became infected. In the last two games against the Tigers, Harper went 1-for 7 with a home run and two RBIs, but he didn't have any problems in the outfield, making some spectacular catches in right.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.