Rookie Trea Turner hit his 13th homer, Tanner Roark tuned up for the playoffs with 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Saturday while clinching home-field advantage for the NL Division Series.
Tanner Roark finally beat the team that kept beating him, pitching 6 2/3 innings to help the Washington Nationals past Miami 4-1 on Friday night.
The New York Mets clinched a playoff spot Saturday, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 to secure the top National League wild card.
Heading into Washington's series against the Marlins, the Nationals' magic number to clinch home-field advantage against the Dodgers is two.
Freddie Freeman hit a two-run walk-off homer in the ninth, helping the Atlanta Braves clinch one of two N.L. Wild Card spots with a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins Tuesday at Turner Field. It was Freeman's 22nd blast of the season. T...