After the Nationals signed Max Scherzer in January, many predicted they would have one of the best starting rotations in recent baseball history.
The Nationals gave stars Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon the day off on Thursday as they prepared to take on the Atlanta Braves in their series finale.
You can believe in the idea of momentum and feeding off teammates' performances or not.
Ian Desmond knows one swing will not solve all of his problems and break him out of his worst offensive funk in years. After all, it wasn't even a hit.
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