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The Nationals avoided a getting swept by the Miami Marlins on Sunday with a 5-2 victory in 10 innings that helped them stay above the .500 mark at the break. At 48-47, the Nationals' mood was upbeat, but their task for the rest of this season remains tall.
By the time all of the ballots were cast, all the specifically hashtagged tweets sent, all of the text messages received, Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond finished fourth in the Final Vote contest for a spot on the National League All-Star team.
There's no better reminder that the long-dormant race for the National League East's pennant is finally alive than Scott Hairston. No, that's not a misprint.
As Ryan Zimmerman made his way through the Washington Nationals' dugout in the third inning Sunday, alternating high-fives with hugs from his teammates after his first-pitch grand slam, the crowd at Nationals Park cheered relentlessly. In a homestand that had already featured two curtain calls, it wanted another.
Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper isn't resting this weekend, after all.
For everything that went on at Nationals Park on Saturday, the five pitches Drew Storen threw might have gone unnoticed. His boss definitely noticed.
No, the good-natured Johnson isn't about to crack up. He's stuck in the same limbo as the rest of Washington, hounded by a question behind the self-deprecating humor that even the most advanced statistics or experienced manager can't answer. When will the Nationals hit consistently?
As Ramos stood at the top step of the Nationals' dugout in the seventh inning of Washington's 8-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers and basked in the curtain call that followed his go-ahead three-run homer, all he could do was smile.
For the first time since April 14, the Nationals are as close to having their full complement of players as they will likely get all year. An offense that has languished among the league's worst all season posted 23 runs in its previous two games heading into Tuesday night's contest against the Milwaukee Brewers.