There is one small downside to the Nationals' recent extra-innings heroics: Their bullpen is being stretched to the limit.
Adam LaRoche had hit 235 home runs in the big leagues. But his 236th was something special: His first career walk-off.
Adam LaRoche's first career walk-off homer gave the Nationals a 7-game winning streak, the last three of which have come in walk-off fashion.
Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals will try to extend their winning streak to seven games tonight against Arizona. Get live updates on Nats Insider!
The Nationals signed veteran outfielder Nate Schierholtz to a minor-league contract, perhaps bolstering their bench for the September pennant push.