The Nationals split over $2 million into 58 full shares, each worth over $29,400.
After Steve Balboni scouted the Nationals for the Giants, he viewed them as the most complete team in the playoffs.
Yadier Molina explains the potential base-running gaffe the Nationals let him get away with.
For making the National League Division Series, the Nationals received $2,124,312.75 million from the players’ pool generated by playoff gate receipts.
Historically, teams with the best record one season do well the next season. Most returned to the playoffs the following year.
The Nationals will begin Washington’s first major league postseason in 79 years in St. Louis against the defending World Series champion.
The Nationals are considered among the favorites to win the World Series; the New York Yankees are favored.
The only umps to eject the Nationals' manager in the past 12 years are working the Nationals' first-round playoff series.
The Nationals will play either the Braves or Cardinals on Sunday afternoon and on Monday afternoon.
The Nationals secured the top seed in the NL playoffs and will face the winner of the one game wildcard.