GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals dug themselves into an early hole with a bit of sloppy play (dropped throws to the plate, runners straying too far off base) and poor at-bats against left-hander
Gio Gonzalez chuckled when asked to explain his success at Citi Field.
"It's New York. It's a beautiful city. It's got great food," he said.
Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.