PHOENIX -- A 10-game road trip is a challenge for any club, owners of the best record in baseball or not.
The Braves have had a sort of carousel in their starting rotation this season with pitchers going down to injury, another being traded, and the sudden resurrection of Ben Sheets.
PHOENIX -- The 70-win plateau shouldn't mean anything for a ballclub, but in the mostly unremarkable, 78-year history of Washington baseball, that figure has been reached only 37 times.
PHOENIX -- It's been a while since we compiled one of these things, looking alternatively at some of the more encouraging and discouraging developments involving the Nationals.
Kurt Suzuki learned of his trade from the Athletics to the Nationals around 11 a.m. PDT Friday. His first reaction upon hearing the news?