Game in a nutshell: Edwin Jackson was brilliant, striking out 11 and carrying a shutout into the seventh inning.
The crowd of 34,827 -- which certainly looked and sounded more like a sellout crowd -- began to rise as Michael Morse stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth Friday n
The phrase "one of the best" has been used to describe various aspects of the Nationals all season. They've got one of the best rotations in baseball.
PHOENIX -- A 10-game road trip is a challenge for any club, owners of the best record in baseball or not.
PHOENIX -- Kurt Suzuki arrived in Washington on Aug. 4 and professed his excitement to join a Nationals club that was in first place and gearing up for the stretch run.