Their closer is shaky, their rookie phenom is slumping, their catchers can't throw anybody out and their All-Star shortstop is on the DL. Yet the Nationals own baseball's best record.
Danny Espinosa hit a two-run homer early, and his RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
After departing last night's game early with tired legs, Jayson Werth is sitting out the Nationals' game tonight in Houston. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
Bryce Harper has been in his first long slump as a pro. Mark Zuckerman takes a look at why he may be in such a funk.
Monday night's game in Philly failed to sell out for the first time in three years.