It may not come easy for Nats, but that's OK

It may not come easy for Nats, but that's OK
August 14, 2014, 6:00 am
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There was Kevin Frandsen's complete mishandling of a routine fly ball, letting the game's first run score. There were two more errors by Adam LaRoche and Wilson Ramos. There was a mini-meltdown of sorts by Jordan Zimmermann in the bottom of the seventh. And there was, of course, a heart attack of a ninth inning provided by Rafael Soriano.

This was not the prettiest of ballgames. And yet the Nationals emerged last night with a 3-2 victory over the Mets.

This hasn't necessarily been the prettiest of seasons, either. And yet the Nationals went to sleep last night 5 games up in the NL East, with a better than 90 percent chance of winning the division and a better than 93 percent chance of making the postseason (according to Baseball Prospectus' daily playoff odds algorithm).

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