Here is a look at Major League Baseball with analysis from Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman and Nationals writer Chase Hughes.
Doug Fister became the latest member of the Nationals' supposedly dominant rotation to put forth a clunker of a start Thursday night.
After a rain delay of nearly two hours, the Padres jumped on the Nationals early and held on comfortably for a victory Thursday night.
Rain is rare in San Diego. Even more rare are Padres rain delays, though the Nationals endured one for nearly two hours Thursday night.
Though the Mets have one of the best starting rotations in the game, it's their offense that's been holding them back. That and more on this week's Around the NL East.