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.
Gio Gonzalez has never been the most efficient pitcher in the league, but his inefficiency has reached new depths this season, especially in the last month.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Seeking only their second 5-game winning streak of the season, the Nationals took the field tonight knowing they'd need a quality start from struggling Gio Gon