Here is a look at Major League Baseball with analysis from Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman and Nationals writer Chase Hughes.
The Nationals did what they needed to do in Colorado: Take 2 of 3 games. But a series sweep was there for the taking Thursday night, and they couldn't pull it off.
The Nationals weren't able to complete the sweep against the struggling Colorado Rockies, they lose 3-2.
Cal Ripken, Jr. talked about how close he came to managing the Nationals back in 2013 on Thurday in an interview with ESPN 980.
The Nationals had a brutal week on the west coast, but there was a bright spot that emerged. That and more on Stock Watch.