• The Nationals are making a habit of come-from-behind wins. After rallying to beat the Angels, 5-4, on Wednesday night, Washington has now won seven of its 12 games in comeback fashion.
• Strikeouts have been the key so far for the Nats' pitching staff. They've fanned 212, which is tops in the Major Leagues. They're averaging 9.70 strikeouts per nine innings -- also best in the Majors.
Jeff Seidel is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.