The Washington Nationals are playing some very good baseball these days. So good, in fact, that with three games left in its season -- a season which most people, including this editor, wrote off as a wash from the get-go -- the team appears to have a legitimate chance at finishing over .500, if they can take two of three against the Florida Marlins in the last series of the season. (The team will only play 161 games this season, after a game against Los Angeles was postponed twice earlier this month.)

That said, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that, as the team has played better, attendance has responded.

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