Mike Matheny, as Nationals fans surely know at this point, likes his guys. So it perhaps wasn’t surprising when the Cardinals manager chose one of his own to start Tuesday night’s All-Star Game.
Just about everyone on the first place Nationals will get time off this week as only Tyler Clippard is representing them in Minnesota.
It's no surprise Jayson Werth is starting to heat up with the second half of the 2014 season around the corner.
WIth the first half of the season in the books, it's already been a tumultuous ride for the Nationals.
An offensive explosion and a quality start helped Washington trounce Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, 10-3, and roll into the All-Star break. More here.