GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Needing a win to take their third consecutive series — and then hoping beyond hope the Mets would actually lose a ballgame for a change — the Nationals turned to their surprisi
Denard Span returned off the disabled list on Tuesday to give the Nationals' their first complete lineup of the season. Then, on Wednesday night he landed two doubles and scored a run.
There is perhaps no bigger gamble in baseball than swinging at a 3-0 pitch.
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