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.
Wednesday's pregame press conference with Nationals manager Matt Williams revealed some ominous injury news for several players, but there was one positive development.
Nationals reliever David Carpenter has stopped his throwing program as he continues to recover from right shoulder inflammation after feeling discomfort while playing catch off flat ground.
It’s the rubber game of this big division showdown, the Nationals and Mets having split the first two games by identical 7-2 scores.
Rookie right-hander Joe Ross had made spot starts for the Nationals before, but this was no ordinary outing.