PHILADELPHIA | Welcome to MASN's live blog for today's Nationals-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park. In my never-ending quest to improve the in-game coverage around here, I'm playing around with something new again today. I'm going to post updates and analysis throughout the game in the window below -- and I'll tweet most of the things I post there. I'm going to keep that window free of comments, just to streamline things. But if you've got thoughts on the game, post them in the bottom of this window like usual, and I'll respond to you.
Little late getting this started because of a busy morning here, but we're ready to go for the second inning: