ATLANTA -- The call that turned Saturday's ballgame upside-down and set the Braves on their way to a 5-4 victory seemed obvious to everyone in a Nationals uniform.
All year they've seen their pitching staff lauded for dominant performances and lifting them to the best record in the sport.
PHILADELPHIA -- Chad Tracy might not have made the Nationals' Opening Day roster if not for an injury suffered by Rick Ankiel late in spring training.
This season has brought about many new ideas and emotions for the Nationals, who for the first time since they arrived in Washington are legitimately in a pennant race.
There are still about two weeks until MLB rosters expand from 25 to 40 players, but during that time Nationals brass will be looking at their minor league teams to see who they want for a September