After spending almost two weeks searching for a big league job outside of Washington, right-handed pitcher Chris Young has returned to the Nationals with a minor league contract.
When the Nationals traded a top pitching prospect to Minnesota for center fielder Denard Span, it signaled a shift in their approach.
Game in a nutshell: Two games. Two great pitching performances. Two clutch hitting performances. Two shutout victories. What more could the Nationals ask for?
Through his first three major league seasons, Stephen Strasburg struck out batters at a manic pace.