Gio Gonzalez struggled, the Nationals couldn't take advantage of early opportunities and the team was in an early hole, but it wasn't enough to ruin their night as the Nationals rallied for a 6-5
From the day he took over as Nationals manager, Matt Williams preached aggression on the bases. But rarely has this team put that philosophy into practice over the season's first 2 1/2 months.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: On a sweltering night on South Capitol Street, the Nationals made everyone sweat a little more with their play on the field.
Any fears that the weekend slump that befuddled the Nationals would carry over into arguably their most-important homestand of the season to date were erased five batters into the bottom of the fi