The bats have picked up in Washington’s past two outings, with the Nationals scoring 17 runs — the same amount they scored in their first seven games.
Scherzer repeatedly got ahead in counts Monday, throwing a staggering 23 first-pitch strikes against the 31 Mets batters he faced.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the return of baseball to the District. Here are some of the franchise’s most memorable and influential moments.
With Span saying he’ll be out for about three more weeks, Taylor will have plenty of opportunities to show what he can provide the Nationals.
The Nationals have every reason to be optimistic entering this season. However, there are some things they need to overcome to get over the divisional-round hump.
Nationals notebook | Harper proved his time has arrived during the Nationals’ NLDS loss. Meanwhile, Washington will have to decide on the future of Adam LaRoche and Denard Span this offseason.
After scoring three or more runs in nine of their final 11 regular-season games, the Nationals have only managed three runs in two National League Division Series games over a span of 27 innings.
NLDS Preview | A week ago, he said his hamstring strain was at around 80 percent, with the Nationals not wanting to risk reinjury. So where do the Nationals play Zimmerman in the NLDS against the Giants?
NLDS Preview | The Nationals had the most September wins in the majors and head into the playoffs on a two-month hot streak. They open the postseason Friday against the San Francisco Giants.
While the Nationals have wrapped up their second NL East title in three years, it remains to be seen which team they’ll face in the upcoming divisional series.