Tonight the Nationals have a chance to make it eight straight wins as Stephen Strasburg takes on the Diamondbacks.
The Marlins are surprisingly 3.5 games out of a wild card spot, and aren't going down quietly. That and more on Around the NL East.
There is one small downside to the Nationals' recent extra-innings heroics: Their bullpen is being stretched to the limit.
Adam LaRoche had hit 235 home runs in the big leagues. But his 236th was something special: His first career walk-off.
Adam LaRoche's first career walk-off homer gave the Nationals a 7-game winning streak, the last three of which have come in walk-off fashion.