Not the point. The point was that barring a combination of an epic collapse for the Nats AND a really strong finish for the Braves the Nats win the NL East.
...have we foreclosed on the possibility of our opponents getting some more umpire-gifted hits/runs between now and 3rd October? We've been on the short end of two in less than a week.
And let's not forget that the Lords of Baseball probably would like to see Chipper Jones go out on a high note....
[Yes I can have rather a lively imagination, especially in circumstances like this]