GAME IN A NUTSHELL: After a fruitless night at the plate against A.J. Burnett on Monday, the Nationals knew they faced another stiff challenge Tuesday against longtime nemesis Cole Hamels.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Throughout the Nationals winning streak, they have found a variety of ways to win. Some have been pretty, some have been ugly.
The Nationals have won nine-straight games on stellar performances by stars like Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond. Are they playing to their potential or capable of even more?
The Nationals rotation is one of the best in baseball, and are getting strong starts on a nightly basis.