Nats pitcher Erik Davis warms up before Tuesday's game. (Getty Images)
It's not business as usual in Washington D.C. right now, not since a gunman at the Navy Yard killed 12 people on Monday. It's not business as usual for the Washington Nationals, either. The Nats, who play their games just a few blocks away from the Naval Yard, are back on the field Tuesday — with a show of support for their neighbors.
Nats players wore Navy caps during warm-ups as they prepared to play the Atlanta Braves in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. The first makes up for Monday's game, which was postponed because of the shooting. The stadium parking lot was being used as a meeting area for Navy family members and friends in the aftermath of the shooting.
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Nationals star Bryce Harper also encouraged fans to come dressed in Navy colors for Tuesday's games to continue the show of support.
— Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) September 17, 2013
— Dan Kolko (@masnKolko) September 17, 2013
Relief pitcher Tyler Clippard sports a Navy cap. (Getty Images)
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