Nationals

For the second time in a span of four days, the Nationals won a game that was defined by an unfortunate injury to one of their best players.
The Nationals overcame a rough start to notch their fourth-straight series win.
The Nats have a chance to win their fourth straight series and set them up rather nicely for a huge series against the MLB-best Cardinals.

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Who is the biggest threat to the Nats in the NL East?
Braves
10%
Marlins
7%
Mets
82%
Phillies
1%

Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
8/27D. SpanLeft hip inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/19T. MooreLeft ankle sprain (on 15-day DL)
8/8D. UgglaBack spasms (on 15-day DL)
8/6A. BarrettRight elbow sprain (on 60-day DL)
7/12D. CarpenterRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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Nationals - Team News
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg was forced to leave Sunday's start against the Rockies after four innings due... It's similar to one of the many injury issues that the right-hander has dealt with this season. It's unclear at the moment how much time he may miss. He has been limited to...
Aug 30 5:32PM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and an RBI double in Sunday's loss to the... Werth connected for a two-run shot against Marlins starter Brad Hand in the third inning, then found daylight on an RBI double in the fifth. He finished out the game with...
Aug 30 4:55PM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg struggled early in Sunday's win over the Marlins, surrendering four runs on... Strasburg surrendered a three-run homer to Justin Bour in the first inning and a solo bomb to Derek Dietrich in the fourth. After the frame ended, Starsburg was pulled from...
Aug 30 4:49PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (hand) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Sunday. He's missed three straight starts with a sore right hand. The good news is that Escobar played catch Sunday, so he could be back in there shortly. Anthony Rendon is handling...
Aug 30 12:13PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor (knee) is back in the Nationals' lineup Sunday. Taylor didn't start the last couple games due to a bruised right knee. He was able to pinch-hit Saturday, though, and is back in the lineup Sunday.
Aug 30 10:54AM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor (knee) grounded out as a pinch-hitter in Saturday's win over the Marlins. Taylor hasn't started the last two games due to a bruised right knee, but that he was able to pinch-hit is a good sign that he's close. He could be back in the lineup...
Aug 30 8:24AM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's win over the Marlins. Zimmerman touched up Marlins starter Tom Koehler for a solo homer to left-center in the second inning. The oft-injured first baseman has been scalding the ball of late, with...
Aug 29 10:00PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann turned in a nice start in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Marlins, throwing seven... Zimmermann scattered seven hits while striking out four and walking one. Justin Bour managed a solo homer against Zimmy in the seventh, but it was otherwise a trouble-free...
Aug 29 9:51PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor (knee) is not in the Nationals' starting lineup Saturday against the Marlins. He banged his right knee against the outfield wall in Thursday's win against San Diego. Denard Span's season-ending hip injury has opened up playing time for Taylor in...
Aug 29 6:42PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (hand) is not in the Nationals' starting lineup Saturday against the Marlins. It's the second game in a row he's missed with a hand injury. Anthony Rendon is filling in at third base. Escobar has posted a surprising .308 average this year in 408...
Aug 29 6:38PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span will be out 4-to-6 months with a torn labrum. Span's surgery is scheduled for Tuesday. He should be fully healed by spring training. The 31-year-old remains a solid leadoff hitter when healthy and should be one of the...
Aug 29 5:21PM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth went 1-for-4 with a double in Friday's loss to the Marlins. The double was just Werth's ninth of the season. Injuries have limited him to 55 games and 204 at-bats to this point. When he's actually been able to play, it's been a...
Aug 28 10:34PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a strikeout in Friday's loss to the Marlins. Desmond went yard for a solo shot off Marlins starter Adam Conley in the second inning. He later added a single. While his .232/.280/.391 batting line isn't going to impress...
Aug 28 10:22PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer was not quite on his game in Friday's loss to the Marlins, allowing four runs on... Strasburg struck out eight without walking a batter, but the Marlins managed to impart enough damage to saddle him with the loss and even his record at 11-11. Martin Prado...
Aug 28 10:12PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (hand) is out of the Nationals' lineup Friday. Escobar had to exit Thursday's contest after being hit on the right hand by a pitch. X-rays came back clean, but he remains sore. Anthony Rendon is handling third base,...
Aug 28 4:36PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
8/31StL5:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 MST7:15 EST7:45 VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 CT
9/1StL5:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 MST7:15 EST7:45 VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 CT
9/2StL5:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 MST7:15 EST7:45 VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 CT
9/3vs. Atl4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
9/4vs. Atl4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
8/30vs. MiaW 7-4
8/29vs. MiaW 5-1
8/28vs. MiaL 3-4
8/27vs. SDW 4-2
8/26vs. SDL 5-6
8/25vs. SDW 8-3
8/23vs. MilW 9-5
8/22vs. MilW 6-1
8/21vs. MilL 3-10
8/20ColL 2-3
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Scoreboard

Sun, Aug 30
Final123 456 789 RHE
Miami3001000004100
Washington00203200x7130
  W: D. Fister (5-7)   L: B. Hand (4-4)   S: J. Papelbon (22)
  Mia HR: J. Bour (14) D. Dietrich (10)
  Was HR: J. Werth (5) C. Robinson (7)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper121416891383013176.332
Y. Escobar11242859132201942.308
M. Taylor11037537901321355.240
W. Ramos10037636901401254.239
I. Desmond124469591102221749.235

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
T. Moore00-1000.200.00
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
J. Papelbon21.6674702149.2461.81
M. Thornton11.500460032.2212.76
F. Rivero11.500300032.0292.81
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