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Could tonight’s winner determine the Nationals’ final bullpen spot?

The Nationals could choose the last reliever in their bullpen based on their NLDS match-up.

Matt Williams hopes to use Rafael Soriano in games but will keep closer-by-committee system for now

Nationals Manager Matt Williams says Rafael Soriano is willing to pitch in whatever inning he is asked to.

Matt Thornton arrives, excited to join the Nationals

"My job is now is to fit in and help them have fun and help them win ballgames," Thornton said.

Nationals acquire Matt Thornton on waivers [UPDATED]

The Nationals landed a reliever to bolster their weary bullpen by acquiring Matt Thornton off waivers from the Yankees.

The Nationals’ bullpen is in a rut

Over the past 30 days, the bullpen has a 4.87 ERA, worse than all but five teams.

Looking back at the bullpen and Monday’s ninth-inning collapse

Matt Williams made a handful of decisions that exposed the roles and quirks of the bullpen.

Why Drew Storen, Craig Stammen got their glove laces snipped

In an odd move, Craig Stammen and Drew Storen both needed to trim the laces of their gloves Friday night.

Nationals bullpen has dominant sliders

Opponents are hitting .202 against sliders thrown by Nationals pitchers, led by the bullpen.

Nationals expected to call up Taylor Hill for taxed bullpen

The 25-year-old, who has been perhaps the most consistent starter in the Nats minors, is traveling to Milwaukee to meet the team.

Bullpen’s scoreless streak snapped at 27-plus innings

The Nationals' bullpen leads the majors with a 2.08 ERA despite one of the largest workloads.

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