Cuddyer had been playing most days upon his return. He enjoyed a surge in August with 18 hits in 48 at-bats in lifting his average from .253 to .268.
It remains to be seen how long his latest physical issue will keep him out.
McCutchen has been dealing with a nagging knee ailment, but it hasn't been evident by his performance at the plate. He has slammed two hits in nine of his last 15 games.
Jay was off to a poor start to the season before going down. He recorded a slash line of .223/.311/.265 and managed no multi-hit games from May 1 forward.
Brown left the game Wednesday with the head injury. It remains to be seen how long he'll be sidelined.
Bogusevic earned the trip by batting .296 with 12 home runs with the Iron Pigs. He owns a strong on-base percentage of .359.
Schwarber appeared to have emerged from a slump before going down. He had three hits in seven at-bats with a homer and four runs scored in two games against Cincinnati.
Gonzalez continued his sizzling stretch Thursday night against San Francisco by slamming two home runs, a double and a single. He slammed two-run taters in both the first and fourth innings.
He has six hits, including four home runs, in his last two games. He has scored five runs and driven in 11 in that short stretch.
Gonzalez now boasts a slugging percentage of .563 that has risen more than 100 points over the last six weeks.
Harper became the first player since 1914 to 0-for-0 with four walks, four runs scored and an RBI, per MLB.com. The Nationals went on to put a beating on the Braves in a 15-1 final.
This is actually the second game this season that Harper scored four runs without registering a single hit. He's the only player in history to accomplish that feat.
Ethier, whose knee is swollen, is available to pinch hit if necessary on Thursday.