The Nats' Improbable Run to the World Series Title

The Nationals were 12 games under .500 in late May. They were the oldest team in the league. They were massive underdogs to the Astros. They had to win four games in Houston. They came from behind in every elimination game they played in October. Yet they combined extraordinary starting pitching (in a time when bullpen games were prevalent), solid defense and clutch hitting to win the first World Series championship for Washington, D.C. since 1924. How did they finish the fight?

The Nats' Improbable Run to the World Series Title

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