With 19 games left in the season, the Braves are running out of time to make a playoff push. That and more on this week's Around the NL East.
Matt Williams mixed it up with his bullpen on Monday night in the Nationals' win over the Braves.
The crowd at Nationals Park assumed Matt Williams walked to the mound in the 7th inning to take Doug Fister out. Instead, the rookie manager gave everyone reason to stand and applaud.
It was a tense atmosphere on Monday night as the Nationals opened a big three-game series against the Atlanta Braves and came away victorious.
The Sun Monster struck twice in Sunday's Nationals win. Denard Span and Matt Williams spoke about it a day later.