Here's all that's worth knowing for Tuesday, June 17 (click here for today's scores) …
- Nationals: OF Bryce Harper (thumb) swung the bat with both hands on Tuesday, and the team now thinks he may be ready to come off the DL in about two weeks. Harper, who's batting .289/.352/.422 on the season, hasn't played since April 25. (Adam Kilgore, Washington Post)
- Phillies: LHP Cliff Lee (elbow) on Tuesday was able to throw from a mound for the first time since going on the DL on May 20. According to GM Ruben Amaro Jr., Lee, assuming no setbacks, could be ready to rejoin the rotation by the fourth of July. (Jim Salibury, CSN Philly)
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