How did Werth manage to steal the base?
"I'm not sure," Werth said. "I think I tried that a few different times and have never been successful. It worked out today. Hopefully, I don't have to try that again."
Werth would later score on single by Ian Desmond.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the Time. He also can be found on Twitter @WashingNats. Daniel Popper is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.