The Nationals are sitting on D.C.’s first winning season in baseball in 43 years, with the most All-Stars representing the team since it’s inception 7 years ago, so it’s only fitting that, with an opening in 2015, Commissioner Selig brings the mid-summer classic back to the nation’s capital.
The Arizona Diamondbacks did it again, riding hot pitching; the Nationals wasted a strong performance from Livan Hernandez.
Ryan Zimmerman’s grand slam wins it in last at-bat.
The Nationals defeated the Phillies 4-2, after Livan Hernandez pitched 6 and 2/3 innings of 1-run ball.
The Washington Nationals had lost three in a row and had managed just four runs in the past 26 innings.
The Nationals lose their second in a row to the worst team in baseball falling 3-2 in 11 to the Houston Astros and seeing their slim playoff hopes disappear.
In the most lopsided loss of the season so far, the Nationals fell in Atlanta to the Braves, 11-1.
All the Nationals needed was a Danny Espinosa two run shot to lead them past the Chicago White Sox 2-1 and take two out of three in the series.
Through eight innings, it appeared Doug Fister was going to be the story. Things can change in an instant in baseball. That is why they play nine innings.
The shutout was Hernandez’s ninth career whitewashing.