A lot of people questioned whether Tyler Clippard could make the transition to closer. Three months later, the answer is a resounding yes.
Stephen Strasburg waited out a 51-minute rain delay, then mowed down the Braves to lead the Nationals to a 4-1 victory and a 7-game lead in the NL East.
The Nationals' ace continued his torrid tear through August and helped lead Washington to a now seven-game lead over the Braves in the N.L. East.
Stephen Strasburg makes what is likely one of his final home starts of the season as the Nationals try to extend their lead over the Braves to 7 games.
Taking a look at a few of the many significant moments from the Nationals' 13-inning victory late last night.