The Nationals ran themselves into three outs on the bases Friday, each of them costly in a 2-1 loss to the Braves.
An overturned call in the fifth inning, an example of MLB's new replay challenge system, was a deciding factor in the Nats' loss to the Braves.
Washington's home opener brought along with it some fanfare, but the Nationals bats were absent in a 2-1 loss to Atlanta. More here.
Nationals owner Mark Lerner says the Nationals' $134 million payroll is "beyond topped out" and also discusses a new spring training site.
The Atlanta Braves are in town for the first installment of what should be a season-long battle for the National League East division title.