GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals aren't exactly putting forth their best performance in the waning days of a lost season.
Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.
Doug Fister warmed up Thursday evening at Petco Park, was ready to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning against the Padres.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: In a nutshell? It stunk. There's no other way to describe it from the Nationals' perspective.