The Nationals nearly gave another one away, but escaped Miami with a much-needed victory to end their 9-game road trip.
After a sluggish return from the DL, Bryce Harper has finally rediscovered his hitting stroke over the last two weeks.
The Nationals need Tanner Roark and Co. to win today's series finale in Miami to finish their road trip with a winning record. Get live updates on Nats Insider!
Playing without a healthy Ryan Zimmerman or Jayson Werth, the Nationals were shut out by the Marlins on Tuesday, continuing their sudden slide.
Strasburg did his part, tossing seven inning of 1-run ball, allowing only Giancarlo Stanton's RBI double in the sixth. But that still wasn't enough.