Five days after getting temporarily removed from his job as closer, and two days after throwing a bullpen to tweak his mechanics, Rafael Soriano appeared in the Nats' 6-2 loss to the Braves on Sun
Say this for Matt Williams: His never-look-back, never-look-ahead mantra has permeated through the entire Nationals clubhouse in his first season as manager.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: It's not often the Nationals find themselves with an opportunity to sweep the Braves. They hadn't actually pulled that feat off since 2012, not at home since 2008.
With their series against the Braves in hand, and an 11-game road trip up ahead, the Nationals are resting both Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond on Wednesday with minor ailments.