NEW YORK -- The storyline, and the comparison, was too obvious to ignore.
With the minor-league season now complete, the Nationals added one more September call-up, promoting outfielder Corey Brown from Class AAA Syracuse before tonight's game against the Cubs.
As the tying run stood on second base, Brad Lidge still needing to record three outs before letting that runner advance 180 feet, hardly anybody inside the Nationals dugout or in the field began to
We knew the Nationals rotation was deep, talented and capable of doing some special things this season. But did we expect all of that to become so obvious so early in the year?
Ryan Zimmerman has been at the center of a game-winning, celebratory mob more times than he can count during his six-plus years with the Nationals, so there was something of a familiar look to the