Ryan Zimmerman is still without a timetable to return, but he did take a step forward on Thursday in throwing for the first time in his recovery.
Thanks to yet another walk-off win Wednesday night, the Nationals now have a chance to tie a team record with a 10th straight win today.
The Nationals' ninth straight victory came in familiar fashion: Another dramatic, walk-off win, punctuated by Anthony Rendon's pinch-hit single.
The Nationals have won nine-straight games on stellar performances by stars like Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond. Are they playing to their potential or capable of even more?