The Nationals played most of their regulars, but still got off to a slow start despite solid pitching by Gio Gonzalez. All of that changed in the fourth inning.
Adam LaRoche, currently in an 0-for-17 slump, got a second straight day off to rest his ailing back.
The Nationals have reserved a spot in the postseason by winning a second NL East title in three years. The road to the World Series will feature the NL's premiere superstars and could cause trouble for the Nats. What players will pose the biggest threat to the Nationals as they prepare to take one the National League's best ball clubs?
CSN's Michael Jenkins closed the latest episode of The Baseball Show with a walkoff pie to the face.
Tonight the Nationals open a 4-game series at Miami against the Marlins with Gio Gonzalez on the mound.