The Nationals are in the postseason for the first time since moving to Washington after the 2004 season. It helps they have a great starting staff and a great manager in Davey Johnson.
But the season is far from over. The Nats want to win the division, and hopefully advance to the World Series.
And while the club is already looking ahead at winning the division, here is a look back 10 reasons the Nationals are going to postseason.
After signing with Nationals following the 2010 season, outfielder Jayson Werth felt the team was "a mess, upside down" before Davey Johnson became manager. To Werth, it felt like the team would never get to the postseason. But Johnson changed things after replacing Jim Riggleman in June of that year.
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