After one of the worst months of his career, Jordan Zimmermann turned in a week so dominant, the Nationals right-hander was deemed the best player in his league over the last seven days.
Adam LaRoche's two-run homer proved to be the difference, aiding Doug Fister in his strong start and pushing Washington to a 4-2 win over Philadelphia to complete a series sweep.
It’s only five games. That qualifier needs to be made. Five days from now, the storyline could be completely reversed.