Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (20) is greeted at home plate by Ryan Zimmerman after hitting a 3-run home run in the first inning of the Nationals' 5-4, 13-inning home victory over the Atlanta Braves on Aug. 20, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (20) is greeted at home plate by Ryan Zimmerman after hitting a 3-run home run in the first inning of the Nationals' 5-4, 13-inning home victory over the Atlanta Braves on Aug. 20, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)