(Danny Espinosa delivered a bases-loaded sac fly in the ninth to finally get a run on the board after the offense sputtered once again with RISP - he would've cleared the bases if not for Chris Denorfia's leaping catch. Screen grab of TV/MASN.)
Nats bid farewell to the West Coast, finish 11 game road trip 6-5.
Nationals 2, Padres 0: Another day in San Diego, another 2 runs on the board for the Nats. Jordan Zimmermann deserved better for his gem: 7 innings, 4 hits, 1 walk, 10 K. Todd Coffey earns the W, sans capri pants.
Do you believe in miracles? Yes: Matt Stairs singles to start 9th inning rally.
Before the team bus left for the airport for the flight home, Nationals officials reportedly checked the bases at PETCO Park for stranded Nationals.