GAME IN A NUTSHELL: For the second time on this road trip, the Nationals took the field on getaway day needing a win to avoid an unsightly series sweep.
BOSTON — Bryce Harper and Mookie Betts were born only nine days apart in October 1992, but until Monday afternoon had never shared the same baseball field.
BOSTON — Matt Williams, perhaps as agitated by his team's play as he has been since becoming Nationals manager 18 months ago, was asked if Monday's debacle of a loss to the Red Sox — officially 9-
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: A broken record would be less frustrating for Nationals fans to listen to right now than a recap of a ballgame played in the last week.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: This may sound familiar: The Nationals got an early home run, couldn't do much else at the plate and then left little margin for error for their bullpen, which