One of the longest road trips of the season hasn't proven much of an obstacle so far for the NL East-leading Washington Nationals.
The Nationals will try to complete their three-city journey to the homes of division rivals in positive fashion when they pay their first visit to the Miami Marlins' new park for three games starting Monday afternoon.
After beginning its nine-game trek by taking two of three in Philadelphia, Washington (29-18) completed a three-game sweep of Atlanta with a 7-2 victory Sunday night. Jesus Flores went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in the series finale against the Braves, while Bryce Harper hit his second homer in as many games.
"The big thing in division play is that you try to win series," second baseman Danny Espinosa told the Nationals' official website. "You are not always going to sweep, especially in this division. It's a tough division. You always want to go out there and win series, especially on the road."
Washington will try to win its first game at ...