The Nationals just completed a tough, 32-game stretch against East opponents, a span in which they continued to pitch well and struggle to hit.
Cortisone shot pays off right away for Zimm
Ryan Zimmerman, boosted by a cortisone shot, drove in an early run, but the rest of the Nationals lineup did nothing during Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Orioles.
Atop the National League East and boasting the best pitching staff in the majors, the Nats have plenty of players to choose from to represent in July's All-Star Game.
The final game of this year's Battle of the Beltways featured a taut pitcher's duel...