Two first-place teams begin a three-game series with Gio Gonzalez facing Roberto Hernandez.
After a month in Syracuse he spent resting and working on a change-up, Aaron Barrett will again be a crucial part of the Nats’ bullpen.
The Nationals begin a three-game series in Los Angeles.
The Nationals are making their first round of reinforcements today.
Nate Schierholtz will be counted on in September, and he offered an encouraging sign Sunday.
Three more homers aren’t enough for Tanner Roark and Washington, who still take two of three in Seattle.
Tanner Roark will try to lead the Nationals to a sweep over Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners.
The Nationals will try for a sweep behind Tanner Roark with Jayson Werth at DH.
Jayson Werth made a key adjustment when following a cortisone shot that’s led to a hot streak.