GAME IN A NUTSHELL: They came to Atlanta feeling good about themselves, while the Braves returned home reeling from an 0-8 West Coast trip.
ATLANTA — Hello from Turner Field, which doesn’t exactly look ready for baseball at this moment. It has been absolutely pouring here for the last hour, and there’s no let-up in sight.
In the seven weeks since the Nats and Braves last squared off on June 22, the two teams have traveled very different paths.
We take a look at the Nationals' past week, at a glance:
The Nationals rotation has been stellar so far this season, and while Gio Gonzalez hasn't been able to replicate his 2013 season, he's getting closer to 100 percent.