It's another scorcher on South Capitol Street, with the temperature (as I type this at 3:30 p.m.) reading 101 degrees and the heat index a very comfortable 109.
By Doug McKinney
Mets @ Nationals
46-43 3rd in NL East 51-36 1st in NL East
From Comcast SportsNet
It's kind of becoming a broken record -- and we'll probably be saying this over and over again as the rest of the season plays out -- but the Nationals open a big series tonight.