Washington, DC (Sports Network) - During Philadelphia's run of five
consecutive NL East titles, the Washington Nationals watched as the Phillies
celebrated winning division crowns on three occasions.
Despite losing by a 2-0 score, Washington returned the favor Monday night in
front of their fans at Nationals Park.
A 2-1 loss by the Atlanta Braves in Pittsburgh cemented the Nationals as 2012
NL East champs. It's the franchise's first division title in 31 years, back
when the club was known as the Montreal Expos.
The Phillies clinched in 2007, 2008 and 2010 in games against their divisional
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