Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.
The Mets decided to put everything they had into this week's series at Nationals Park. They held back their top three starters specifically to pitch in D.C.
As if it wasn't clear already, the second-inning departure of Yunel Escobar due to injury gave the Nats yet another reminder that if they are to win games these days, they are going to have to do
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GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals insisted all along they weren't going to place extra emphasis on this series, no matter how big the Mets tried to make it.