Nationals-Diamondbacks discussion thread: Game 126

August 21, 2014

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

At stake today: The Nationals can sweep Arizona and run their winning streak to 10 games, which would match the longest in the majors this year (Kansas City did it earlier this month). They can also push their lead in the NL East to 7 1/2 games, at least before the Braves play the Reds later tonight. Gio Gonzalez will try to rebound from his laborious last outing. Manager Matt Williams said the key will be Gonzalez’s ability to control his curveball and repeat his release point. Talk about the game right here.

Adam Kilgore covers national sports for the Washington Post. Previously he served as the Post's Washington Nationals beat writer from 2010 to 2014.
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