For all the anguish displayed over the last week — some of it admittedly deserved — the Nationals did just wrap up a 4-4 road trip.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: His lineup mired in a slump approaching two weeks, Matt Williams decided to try something different on Friday.
It was cause for concern in April, but then cause for comfort in May. What, then, will the Nationals' bullpen cause in June: Soothing relief or heartburn?
Major-league closers, like NFL kickers and the sanitation department, only draw your attention when something goes wrong.