Mark Reynolds needed one game — and two big swings — to make his presence felt with the Washington Nationals.
After failing to find a job in the offseason, Reynolds homered twice in his first game as a National on Sunday night, lifting his new team over the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 to complete a four-game sweep.
"It's good to be back in the big leagues again," he said, "and doing what I've been doing for a long time."
The Diamondbacks hadn't lost a series all season until the Nationals took four straight.
"I don't know whether it was a little bit of them or a little bit of us," Washington shortstop Trea Turner said, "but...