Insider Mark Zuckerman previews the Nationals and Giants series, a bout that promises great pitching matchups and perhaps a preview of October.
The Nationals won eight straight but couldn't keep it going Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
The All-Star center fielder for the Braves will likely be available and could be the perfect fit for the Nationals.
For the first time in nine days, the Nationals experienced an odd sensation: a 7-4 loss to the Diamondbacks.
The Nationals were looking for nine in a row, but a rough start for Ross Detwiler set up a deficit they could not surmount.