The Nationals nearly came back again, but the end result was a 3-2 loss to the Phillies in the first night of a nine-game road trip.
Asdrubal Cabrera was out of the Nationals' lineup Monday, but the veteran infielder doesn't expect to miss any more time with a strained side muscle.
The Washington Nationals are playing like the best team in the game, will their starting pitching keep up the pace?
The red-hot Nationals, winners in 12 of their last 13 games, will try to keep things going tonight in Philadelphia, with Tanner Roark on the mound. Get live updates from Citizens Bank Park on Nats Insider!
There is one week left in August, meaning September call-ups are around the corner. Plus, a big test awaits the Nats.