Jayson Werth knew what was on the line at Nationals Park on Thursday. A loss would mean Washington would go home for the winter. But Werth didn't allow that to happen as the Nationals edged the Cardinals, 2-1, on Werth's walk-off home run in Game 4 of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park.
The series is tied at two games apiece, with Game 5 to be played Friday night at 8:30 p.m. ET on TBS.
The game was tied at 1 in the ninth, and Werth -- leading off the bottom of the inning -- battled Cardinals reliever Lance Lynn, hitting the 13th pitch of the at-bat over the left-field wall for the 14th postseason home run of his career, his first this postseason.
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