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2017 Schedule
75-49, 1st in NL East
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Astros use long ball to down Nationals (1:10)
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Marisnick's homer breaks the tie (0:26)
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Bregman crushes 3-run homer (0:21)
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Nats' Scherzer (neck) 'a couple days behind'

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.

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Nationals top Astros 4-3 (0:54)
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Wieters crushes 2-run homer to put Nats on top (0:23)
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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.

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Power Rankings: Nats stay at No. 2

Edwin Jackson might be overachieving, but he has given the Nationals everything they could have hoped for in six fill-in starts.

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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.

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Gonzalez, Nationals beat rookie Lamet, Padres 4-1

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.

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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.

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Grace replaces Scherzer, Nationals beat Padres 7-1

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.

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Nationals have luxury to DL Scherzer (0:47)
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Nats' Scherzer on 10-day DL with neck issue

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.

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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.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs6524th
Batting Average.2703rd
On Base Percentage.3356th
Slugging Percentage.4622nd
Earned Run Average3.916th
Quality Starts801st
WHIP1.255th
BAA.2394th

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