The Nationals signed veteran outfielder Nate Schierholtz to a minor-league contract, perhaps bolstering their bench for the September pennant push.
The Nationals have won six straight, their best stretch of 2014. This week they should get Jayson Werth fully back, as well.
Jayson Werth had been out a week with a shoulder injury before coming off the bench to make key plays in a Nats' victory.
A pitchers' duel, a blown save, and two separate comebacks highlighted Washington's extra-innings win on Sunday. Get the details here via CSN's Chase Hughes.