It was all setting up for a Hollywood-esque ending for Anthony Rendon in his first game back with the Nationals.
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Losers of six of their last eight, the Nationals will try and get back on track against the Chicago Cubs in a four-game series beginning Thursday night.
The Nationals' sustained surge throughout most of May was triggered largely by offensive output, with a lineup that averaged a stout 6.7 runs during a 20-game stretch that resulted in a 16-4 recor
Anthony Rendon returned to Nationals Park with the Harrisburg Senators off on Monday to go through a workout and be evaluated by Nats trainers.