The Cardinals also have an ace pitcher recovering from Tommy John surgery, but they have no plans to shut him down any time soon.
In one of his last starts of the season, Stephen Strasburg takes the mound against St. Louis in the final game of the four-game series. First pitch is at 1:35 p.m., join the conversation!
Drew Storen gives up a costly stolen base in the ninth, sending the Nationals to a frustrating 10-9 loss to St. Louis.
What should have been a fantastic pitchers' duel between two of the NL's best Jordan Zimmermann and Kyle Lohse instead turned into a wild slugfest filled with twists and turns.
With a 10-0 whitewashing of the Cardinals, Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals ended August in style and set the stage for a September to remember in D.C.