Jayson Werth was ready to step to the plate for the bottom of the ninth inning, Heath Bell on the mound, the Nationals trailing by a run.
If you were out of town over the holiday weekend, you sure missed some eventful stuff at the ballpark.
For five months, the Nationals have known they could lose a game because of their inability to stop opponents from stealing bases off them.
Game in a nutshell: What should have been a fantastic pitchers' duel between two of the NL's best (Jordan Zimmermann and Kyle Lohse) instead turned into a wild slugfest filled with twists
Henry Rodriguez has made two stints on the disabled list this season for injuries the Nationals said were to his index finger and his lower back.