The Nationals lefty put in the team's second complete game win this season and hit his first career home run, all in a day's work. The Nationals have now won six straight games.
The division rival Braves are featured in a movie coming out in September.
Their closer is shaky, their rookie phenom is slumping, their catchers can't throw anybody out and their All-Star shortstop is on the DL. Yet the Nationals own baseball's best record.
Danny Espinosa hit a two-run homer early, and his RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
After departing last night's game early with tired legs, Jayson Werth is sitting out the Nationals' game tonight in Houston. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!