After retiring Mets slugger David Wright in a couple of key spots this week, Nationals reliever Drew Storen took another big step in his return from elbow surgery.
The chances of Washington landing the Brewers' ace seem to be dwindling by the day.
Hanley Ramirez leaving the N.L. East should please no team more than the Nationals who have had more trouble than any team against him since 2006.
Relying on his fastball more than ever, Stephen Strasburg dominated the Mets and led the Nats to a 5-2 win and a series sweep.