Ross Detwiler grew up outside of St. Louis, rooting for the Cardinals. Today the lefty makes his first-ever start at Busch Stadium, with a chance to pitch the Nationals to their first-ever NL East title.
The champagne was on site, stored away in crates out of view from the main room in the visitors clubhouse at Busch Stadium. So, too, were the plastic locker covers, the ones that can quickly be installed to prevent all that champagne from ruining clothes, jewelry and electronics.
With one more win tonight -- plus a Braves loss in Atlanta -- the Nationals would clinch their first-ever NL East title. Join the conversation on Nats Insider at 7:15 p.m.!
The Nationals suffered their most-lopsided loss of the season Friday night, but thanks to the Braves' loss, they can still clinch the NL East title on Saturday.