In what has been the most inconsistent season of Gio Gonzalez' career in Washington - and so far his worst overall since 2009 - the ups and downs have been dramatic and steep.


GAME IN A NUTSHELL: At the end of a long trip that started off fantastic but hit a snag in recent days, the Nationals desperately needed a victory in their series finale against t


The Nationals' offense has been among the best in the majors in the month of July, and lately we've seen exactly how integral Denard Span can be in keying their success.