John Lannan and Jayson Werth got to enjoy some success in Philadelphia, helping lead the Nationals to an 8-4 win that lowered their magic number to 4.
Desperate for a win in perhaps their biggest house of horrors, the Nationals turned to man who has known almost nothing but misery in Philadelphia in John Lannan.
Danny Espinosa was removed from the Nationals lineup for Wednesday's game against the Phillies, with manager Davey Johnson believing the second baseman has been "pressing" at the plate.
John Lannan and the Nationals hope to erase their bad Philadelphia memories tonight and get their pursuit of the NL East title back on track.
With a recent surge over the last few months, has Bryce Harper played his way back into the Rookie of the Year conversation?