The Nationals missed an opportunity to bury the Braves this weekend, but in the big picture still hold an advantageous position.
Gio Gonzalez made a key mental mistake that proved costly in the Nationals' 3-1 loss to the Braves.
The Nationals looked sluggish on the mound and at the plate and it cost them Sunday night against the Braves.
Jayson Werth returned to the Nationals' lineup Sunday, but the outfielder is trying to play through inflammation in his right shoulder.
With Steven Souza Jr. on the DL to rest his injured shoulder, the Nationals summoned top outfield prospect Michael Taylor to make his major-league debut.