The Dodgers were the first team to clinch their spot in the next round. The Rays needed a walk-off to keep their hopes alive, while the A's and Cards also won.
86 wins was not enough for the Nats to make the playoffs, and was nowhere near what many expected this team to accomplish in 2013. So, why exactly did they underachieve?
Four games are on the docket for Monday, including two that could see teams clinch championship series berths.
Bryce Harper described his second big-league season as "terrible," but the Nationals outfielder was probably being too hard on himself.