Lannan, Harper Help Nationals Split

Washington Post

John Lannan had experienced most every slice of the Washington Nationals’ history, but Saturday night, tinged with desperation for his teammates, felt fresh and new for him. “I’ve never been on a first-place team,” Lannan said. “I’ve never been where it really meant something.”

Their most wrenching defeat the night before and a letdown loss in the afternoon had brought the Nationals to the brink of second place, the Atlanta Braves’ breath on the back of their necks. They had lost Read Full Article »