If they can simply take 2 of 3 from the Braves this week, the Nationals will find themselves celebrating a division-clinching win in Atlanta.
The Nationals looked for another dominant performance from Jordan Zimmermann to lower their magic number to five.
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Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years.