Nationals dominating opponents late in games

Nationals dominating opponents late in games
April 17, 2014, 6:00 am
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We begin with a caveat that should be included in just about any analysis written about a major-league ballclub before the calendar shifts to May: It's early, so it's entirely possible this trend won't sustain itself over the full season.

But it has become the defining quality of the 2014 Nationals, at least to date: The ability to beat up on other clubs late in games.

Last night's 6-3 win in Miami was only the latest example, though one of the most dramatic. Trailing 3-0 entering the sixth inning, the Nationals tied the game on Jayson Werth's three-run homer, then took the lead and expanded on it two innings later on Zach Walters' homer and Ian Desmond's two-run single.

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