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.
Despite Strasburg admitting to falling out of the game plan against the Phillies, Nats manager Matt Williams has been happy with Washington's pitching and hitting.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals have been waiting for weeks to go on a sustained run, a stretch where they're firing on all cylinders, at the plate and on the mound.