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.
Matt Williams said before Monday's game he wouldn't manage late-inning situations any differently despite a bullpen in flux, extra options due to September roster expansion and the night's opponen