Max Scherzer's August has mirrored the Nationals' month: Frustrating performance after frustrating performance, including Friday night's loss to Miami.
Max Scherzer taking the mound used to be a sure thing for the Nationals. These days, it's anything but.
Denard Span will have season-ending hip surgery, but Michael Taylor avoided serious injury on his scary collision Thursday night.
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