The Washington Nationals celebrated like a team that expected to be in this position a year ago.
With a versatile lineup that can generate offense in so many different ways, the Washington Nationals definitely look like a dangerous team come October.
After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
After a replay review, Ian Desmond’s solo homer provided the go-ahead run and the Washington Nationals rallied from a three-run deficit for 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, sweeping the three-game series.
Desmond had a career-high five RBIs and Stephen Strasburg won his third straight decision for the Nationals in their 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
Ian Desmond hit a pair of run-scoring singles to lead Washington to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, snapping the Nationals’ four-game losing streak.
Wilson Ramos drove in four runs and Ian Desmond homered to help Jordan Zimmermann and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Sunday.
Ian Desmond and Tyler Moore each lined two-run singles in the ninth inning to break open a close game, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Wednesday.
Jayson Werth’s homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday.
Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 in 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond homered, leading the Nationals past the Miami Marlins 7-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep.