Behind another dominant performance from Stephen Strasburg and a second straight strong night at the plate from Jayson Werth, the Nationals gained ground on the Mets for the first time in 11 days.
Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings, Jayson Werth hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth and the Nationals rallied to beat the Rockies and gain a game on the Mets.
Nationals reliever David Carpenter has been assigned to Single-A Potomac to begin his minor league rehab assignment.
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