One by one, they stepped to the plate in the bottom of the first, hoping to put together quality at-bats but fully aware the percentages said more of them would make outs than didn't.
That the Nationals just swept the Mets in New York isn't a major surprise. This is a team, in case you didn't realize, that has now won 11 consecutive games at Citi Field.
By HOWIE RUMBERG
This week's episode of 'Baseball in the District' featured three different guests for the very first time.