Jayson Werth was ready to step to the plate for the bottom of the ninth inning, Heath Bell on the mound, the Nationals trailing by a run.
Game in a nutshell: So, they played a ballgame on South Capitol Street tonight.
When victory No.
Game in a nutshell: Stephen Strasburg started the game strong with six shutout innings, but a rocky seventh by Sean Burnett let the Cardinals back in the game.
PHILADELPHIA -- It may be difficult to remember these things, but the Nationals actually have endured through several losing streaks this season.