The Nationals are not ready to watch the Mets and the standings closely, despite them falling to second place on Monday night.
For the first time in a long time, the Nationals are looking up at somebody else in the standings. How do they fix it? "We have to score more runs."
Despite a late comeback bid, the Nationals started off their homestand on a low note, losing to Arizona 6-4.
Stephen Strasburg completed his second minor league rehab game on Monday night with Triple-A Syracuse and appears ready to return.