May has come and gone, and the Washington Nationals are still struggling to stay above the .500 mark. At 27-27, it’s time for Davey Johnson’s club to step it up and play more consistent baseball.

A rash of injuries and poor play from key veterans has led to the Nationals’ struggles. In April, poor play from Adam LaRoche and strong play from Bryce Harper were the main talking points. Both players swapped roles in May, as LaRoche was scorching hot and Harper had trouble staying healthy.

The Nationals’ player grades for the month of May shouldn’t be all that surprising. The grades are based solely off May statistics—not April’s. Players who missed a lot of time in May—i.e., Harper—will have grades that reflect as such.

Because of the slew of injuries, the player grades for May will only be given to those players currently on the active roster.

Players who will not be receiving grades are Jayson Werth, Ross Detwiler, Ryan Mattheus and Wilson Ramos. Everybody else is fair game.

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