The Nationals' lineup has been slumping, but help (in the form of Anthony Rendon) may be on the way.
The Nationals hitters struggled all night against Mark Buehrle, who pitched a complete game shutout. Toronto had no such difficulty against Nats starter Taylor Jordan.
It was a welcome sight before Washington's game on Wednesday. Stephen Strasburg threw after being placed on the disabled list. Watch here.
Stephen Strasburg pitched off flat ground Wednesday, the first time he has thrown since going on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle.
This week we look ahead to the Nats-Cubs series with CSN Chicago Insider Patrick Mooney and talk to Matt Swope, Director of Baseball Operations for the Maryland Terrapins.