It seemed like a long shot at best, clinching the NL East title in Atlanta on the turf of the club that wore last year's division crown and has been a thorn in the side of this franchise for some
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.