Nationals-Diamondbacks discussion thread: Game 123

August 18, 2014

Jordan Zimmermann. (EPA/JIM LO SCALZO)

The Nationals enter Monday in the best of spirits: a six-game winning streak, a season-high 16 games over .500 and a six-game division lead. And with the Dodgers’ loss on Sunday night, the Nationals now have the best winning percentage (.566) in the NL. Jordan Zimmermann (8-5, 2.92 ERA) is 2-0 with a 1.37 ERA in August so far. Left-hander Vidal Nuno (0-3, 3.92 ERA), acquired in the Brandon McCarthy trade, starts for Arizona. The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game below.

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010 and, prior to covering the Nationals, covered high school sports across the region.
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James Wagner · August 18, 2014