PHOENIX -- A 10-game road trip is a challenge for any club, owners of the best record in baseball or not.
Just about everybody in baseball has weighed in on the Stephen Strasburg innings limit and whether the Nationals should actually shut him down before a potential playoff run.
Diamondbacks 7, Nationals 4
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.