The Nats had a pretty incredible win last night - coming back from four runs down against one of the best pitchers in baseball and then posting eleven unanswered runs - nothing that happens tonight could top that, right?
Here's the latest from Half Street.
Nationals promote Lucas Giolito
Oh. Right, that. The top prospect in all of Major Leagues will start for the Nationals tonight.
Trea Turner spends some time in center field
Turner, the Nationals' top prospect not named Lucas Giolito, played centerfield for the Syracuse Chiefs on Monday - his first professional game outside of the middle infield. The move is a way for the Nationals to get him up to the Majors in any way possible - especially helping with the (offensively) ailing position of center field.
Revere sets table, tone for Nats with one of best games in his career
Revere got four hits, three runs and three steals - something nobody in Nationals or Expos history had done before.
Baker's mound visit to Ross big part of big win
Dusty Baker's visit stopped the bleeding - and the Nats' offense picked Joe Ross up.
More minor league movement
The Nats promoted a whole slew of prospects on Monday, from Low-A to Triple-A.
Papelbon feels good after rehab outing
Papelbon, who darted from Woodbridge to Nationals Park to catch the latter part of the Nats-Mets game, noted that after a simulated game, he should be good to go.
Tonight's Game: Mets at Nationals - 7:05 PM EDT (MASN; MLBN out of market, WJFK)
Probably Pitchers: Matt Harvey (4-9, 4.64 ERA) vs Lucas Giolito (0-0, 0.00 ERA)