Throughout the bench-clearing brawl between the Cubs and Nationals on Thursday night, it seemed Chicago was the one picking the fight.
The Nationals have insisted for more than five months they can win without Stephen Strasburg, and over the course of 3 hours and 44 minutes Friday night, they tried their darndest to prove that in
It had only been 48 days since the Nationals carried a nine-run lead into the sixth inning of a crucial game against the Braves and watched it all crumble away in horrifying fashion.
Game in a nutshell: So, they played a ballgame on South Capitol Street tonight.
All year they've seen their pitching staff lauded for dominant performances and lifting them to the best record in the sport.