What should have been a fantastic pitchers' duel between two of the NL's best Jordan Zimmermann and Kyle Lohse instead turned into a wild slugfest filled with twists and turns.
With a 10-0 whitewashing of the Cardinals, Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals ended August in style and set the stage for a September to remember in D.C.
It was a laugher in DC as the Nationals pounded the Cardinals, 10-0.
With rosters set to expand on Saturday, the Nationals plan to promote John Lannan, Eury Perez and Sandy Leon from Class AAA while also activating Mark DeRosa off the DL.
Nationals reliever Henry Rodriguez had surgery Friday to remove a bone spur from his right elbow, an injury that likely plagued him much longer than he revealed.