It had only been 48 days since the Nationals carried a nine-run lead into the sixth inning of a crucial game against the Braves and watched it all crumble away in horrifying fashion.
Game in a nutshell: So, they played a ballgame on South Capitol Street tonight.
All year they've seen their pitching staff lauded for dominant performances and lifting them to the best record in the sport.
Game in a nutshell: On the first day of school for many in the region, the Nationals took the Cubs' beleaguered pitching staff to school.
If you were out of town over the holiday weekend, you sure missed some eventful stuff at the ballpark.