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Alex Bregman hit a three-run homer and Jake Marisnick and Max Stassi added solo shots to help the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 on Wednesday night.
The Washington Nationals hope ace Max Scherzer can throw a bullpen session in the next day or two, but he won't be ready to come off the disabled list on Friday.
Run on Harper, whom personnel directors once considered drafting as a pitcher, at your own risk.
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Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Howie Kendrick had a two-run triple and the Washington Nationals beat Houston for the ninth straight time, 4-3 Tuesday night in a matchup of division leaders.
Nationals have edge over Astros
Washington has dominated Houston in the last 13 meetings between the two teams. The Nats and 'Stros begin a three-game series in Houston on Tuesday.
Are we living in a golden era of sliders? It's possible, but Scherzer's stands out among the rest.
MLB teams put division rivalries and playoff races on hold to celebrate Monday's solar eclipse.
Edwin Jackson might be overachieving, but he has given the Nationals everything they could have hoped for in six fill-in starts.
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss injuries to Max Scherzer, Yu Darvish and Miguel Sano, debate how good Rhys Hoskins is, answer your hashbrowns and more.
Gonzalez in midst of historic run
Gio Gonzalez has won his last four starts, over which he's thrown 27 2/3 innings and allowed just one earned run (0.33 ERA). The only other pitchers in Expos/Nationals history to have posted an ERA below 0.50 over four straight starts within one season, all wins, are Charlie Lea (0.28 in 1981), Pedro Martinez (0.30 in 1997) and Javier Vazquez (0.28 in 2001), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
Gio Gonzalez allowed only five singles and struck out eight as he almost got through the seventh inning to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Sunday.
Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run off Stephen Strasburg in the first inning of the right-hander's first start in almost a month and the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 Saturday night.
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The Nationals' Stephen Strasburg, who was on the disabled list with nerve impingement in his elbow, is scheduled to make his first appearance since July 23 on Saturday. He is 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA in two starts at Petco Park.
Matt Grace pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in place of injured Max Scherzer and Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer and drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Friday night.
Nationals ace Max Scherzer was a late scratch on Friday and was placed on the 10-day DL with neck inflammation. Scherzer has been battling neck issues all this month, already having missed one start and set to miss at least one more.
Ryan Zimmerman homered with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the NL East-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.
Nationals co-owner Mark Lerner says he had his left leg amputated last week to remove cancer that he was originally diagnosed with in January.
Nats reinstate Shawn Kelley
Washington reinstated the right-hander from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday after missing 51 games with a right trapezius strain, the team announced. RHP Ryan Madson was placed on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 14, with a right finger sprain.
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Earned Run Average3.916th