The Nationals expect to have Jayson Werth back on Sunday, a welcome return for the veteran right fielder, who has been out of the lineup seven of the last eight games with a shoulder injury.
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With the Pittsburgh PIrates in town, Nationals manager Matt Williams spoke about the intensity of a pennant race and how he is starting to feel it.
The Nationals pounced on Pirates starter Charlie Morton for five quick runs Friday, then hung on for a 5-4 win, their fourth straight.