Game in a nutshell: Wait, did someone hit the pause button at the end of last night's game and just pick things up right there tonight?
It was impossible not to notice as the best-in-baseball Nationals took the field at 7:05 p.m. last night to face the Cubs.
All year they've seen their pitching staff lauded for dominant performances and lifting them to the best record in the sport.
He last pitched five days ago, tossing his second consecutive shutout for Class AAA Syracuse, so John Lannan would normally have been primed to return to the mound tonight.
Game in a nutshell: What should have been a fantastic pitchers' duel between two of the NL's best (Jordan Zimmermann and Kyle Lohse) instead turned into a wild slugfest filled with twists