Five days after getting temporarily removed from his job as closer, and two days after throwing a bullpen to tweak his mechanics, Rafael Soriano appeared in the Nats' 6-2 loss to the Braves on Sun
With their series against the Braves in hand, and an 11-game road trip up ahead, the Nationals are resting both Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond on Wednesday with minor ailments.
We welcomed in two guests on this week's episode of Baseball in the District, CSN Insider Mark Zuckerman and Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: With a chance to put another nail in the Braves' coffin, the Nationals broke out the hammer right away tonight.
Seven of the Nationals' 19 remaining games are against the New York Mets, a team that just happens to have shut down its best player for the rest of the season.