With three home runs and another stellar pitching performance, the Nationals thoroughly enjoyed their 7-1 thumping of the Phillies on Saturday.
How good must this one have felt for the Nationals and their fans? After experiencing tense, low-scoring nailbiters almost every night of the week, this time everyone got to enjoy a rout.
Gio Gonzalez looks to pitch the Nationals to their seventh consecutive win over the Phillies this afternoon. Mark Zuckerman has live updates on Nats Insider.
Ryan Zimmerman took hit 30 soft-toss pitches this morning, leaving the Nationals third baseman confident he can come off the DL on Tuesday.