You're not supposed to glean much from a two-game stretch, especially in the context of a full baseball season.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: With their lineup rounding into form and their rotation in the middle of the best stretch for a starting staff in franchise history, the Nationals continued to
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.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: There was just something about this matchup — Jordan Zimmermann vs.
Stuck in a month-long slump, shortstop Ian Desmond was given Friday night off by the Nationals' coaching staff with the intention of giving him some rest, both physically and mentally.