The Nationals turned an eighth-inning lead into a 3-2 loss to the Phillies on Monday, dealing their already-slim playoff hopes a major blow.
Despite a strong six innings from Stephen Strasburg, Washington's bullpen couldn't make it count in a 3-2 loss.
Roger Bernadina, who had been the Nationals' longest-tenured player, was sorry to be released. But the outfielder, now with the Phillies, understands he didn't perform in D.C. this year.
Stephen Strasburg is likely to establish a new career high in innings pitched tonight when he faces the Phillies. Get live updates from Citizens Bank Park on Nats Insider.