Winners of seven of their last nine, the Nationals are six games out of the wild card, with 18 to play. Crazier things have happened...
The Nationals have been MLB's worst team at throwing out basestealers, but thanks to some adjustments, they recorded two big outs during Tuesday night's win in New York.
Having won 21 of 30, the Nationals find themselves 6 games back with 18 to play and still believing they have a chance.
Jayson Werth continued his torrid season with a solo homer in the first, and Denard Span extended his hitting streak to 21 games as the Nationals beat the Mets 6-3 Tuesday night.