The Washington Nationals, after losing Game 5 on two occasions at home in previous postseasons, punched their ticket to the World Series for the first time in front of a raucous, sell-out crowd at Nationals Park Tuesday night. Lefty Patrick Corbin allowed four runs in five innings but the offense
WASHINGTON (AP) - DC team back in World Series for first time in 86 years, Nationals sweep Cardinals in NL Championship Series.
WASHINGTON - It was the first inning, yet fans kept rising to applaud or yell, to chant "Let's go, Nats!" and players' names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that eventually propelled their city to its first World Series appearance in 86 years.
And then, as the Washington Nationals were protecting a shrinking lead several innings later, those same spectators, 43,976 strong, stood and shouted and reveled some more Tuesday night, counting down the outs needed to finish off an NL...