The Nationals' offense has been a problem area in recent weeks, so one game will not solve all of their woes and reinstall them as one of the most potent lineups in the majors.
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Max Scherzer loves fantasy football and this month will be able to apply that passion to a good cause. The Nationals' ace is hosting a fantasy football fundraiser on August 22 and Nats Park.
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The New York Mets took over first place in the NL East this week after sweeping the Nationals at Citi Field and taking care of business down in Miami with a sweep.