When the MLB calendar reaches its final weeks and the season transitions from summer to fall, Nationals Park can sometimes present a surprise for whoever is playing in the outfield.
They’ve lost five straight games to the last-place Phillies, and if the Nationals are going to stop that surprising streak, they’re going to have to beat Cole Hamels this afternoon.
There were several mistakes made along the way in the Nationals' 9-8 loss to the Phillies in 11 innings on Friday, one in which the Nats blew a four-run lead overall and a three-run advantage in t
Denard Span had three hits in the Nats' 9-8 loss to the Phillies on Friday night, including the 1000th of his career, a leadoff single in the first inning.
It was a crossroads many spotted from a distance.