The 2012 Nationals thought they were good entering the postseason. Two years later, they know they're a better team.
The Kansas City Royals won a shocking American League wild card with a 12th-inning walk-off win over the Oakland A's.
The Nationals again closed the season strong, but now they get to keep playing. Will their momentum carry over into October?
Tonight the MLB playoffs kick off with a matchup between the Oakland A's and the Kansas City Royals.
Bryce Harper has decided to travel to Japan as part of a showcase series this November, after the Nationals make their playoff run.