Washington holds on to beat Philadelphia, 11-10, and reduce its magic number in the NL East to three.
Michael Taylor had a tying two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday.
Michael Taylor was 3 for 3, Stephen Drew drove in three runs and Clint Robinson hit a long two-run homer in the Washington Nationals' 11-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Rookie Aaron Altherr had four hits, including an inside-the-park grand slam and a solo homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Friday night in what was likely Jordan Zimmermann's home farewell.
Rookie center fielder Michael Taylor had a home run and three RBIs and Gio Gonzalez won his fourth straight decision to lead the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.