It was only a few weeks ago that it seemed as though Gio Gonzalez had turned a corner.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Feeling as good as they have about themselves in weeks, the Nationals took the field Wednesday night with a chance to notch their third straight series victory and post a 4-gam
It was never designed to happen. It just developed organically, with Jose Lobaton becoming the equivalent of Gio Gonzalez's personal catcher over the course of the summer.
Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.