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It took 10 long days, but the Nats finally gained a game back in the NL East and are now winners of five of their last seven.
A fan has died at Turner Field in Atlanta after falling from the upper deck at a game between the Braves and Yankees.
Jordan Zimmermann turned in a solid performance to help the Nationals beat the Marlins 5-1.

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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
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
Denard Span - OF
Nationals manager Matt Williams confirmed Friday that Denard Span will undergo season-ending... He also revealed that it will be to repair Span's labrum, which has been bothering the outfielder for a while. The Nats think the hip issue is connected to the core and back...
Aug 28 4:34PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor (knee) is expected to be sidelined for a few days. The feeling is that Taylor didn't cause any major damage when he collided with the outfield wall Thursday, but he has a bad bruise on his right knee. He could wind up...
Aug 28 2:32PM Read More
Matt den Dekker - OF
Nationals recalled OF Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Syracuse. He'll provide outfield depth with Denard Span (hip) out and Michael Taylor (knee) banged up. Den Dekker has hit just .184/.259/.347 over 26 games in the majors this season.
Aug 28 2:28PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
MLB.com's William Ladson reports that Denard Span will have season-ending surgery on his left... Span has just never been fully healthy all season. He had his first core muscle surgery last December, came back too soon and then required a second procedure in March. He...
Aug 28 1:52PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Nationals placed OF Denard Span on the 15-day disabled list with left hip inflammation. The hip issue is related to the core and back issues that have sidelined Span already this season. At this point, there is fear in the Nationals organization that the...
Aug 27 11:04PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor (knee) is listed as day-to-day after being diagnosed with a right knee contusion... Taylor was pulled from Thursday's game in the seventh inning after crashing into the outfield wall. Thankfully, he was able to avoid any significant injuries and should be...
Aug 27 10:31PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
8/30vs. Mia10:35 PT11:35 MT12:35 CT1:35 ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 MST12:35 EST1:05 VEN21:35 UAE12:35 CT
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
Last Results
DateOppFinal
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
8/19ColW 4-1
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Scoreboard

Sat, Aug 29
Final123 456 789 RHE
Miami000000100170
Washington01100300x591
  W: J. Zimmermann (11-8)   L: T. Koehler (8-13)
  Mia HR: J. Bour (13)
  Was HR: R. Zimmerman (12) C. Robinson (6) I. Desmond (17)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper120413891383013176.334
Y. Escobar11242859132201942.308
M. Taylor10937437901321355.241
W. Ramos9937336891401254.239
I. Desmond123466581082221648.232

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
T. Moore00-1000.200.00
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
J. Papelbon21.6674602148.2461.85
F. Rivero11.500300032.0292.81
M. Thornton11.500450031.2202.84
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