Nationals

The Nationals can't expect to win every game the rest of the way, but they've been losing games that were there for the taking in the last week, including Monday night's heartbreaker in St. Louis.
A late rally by the Cardinals hurt the Nationals on Monday night, leading to a loss to open a crucial series.
Gio Gonzalez need to find a way to win this week in St. Louis, where they haven't won at all since Game 1 of the 2012 NLDS.

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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
Gio Gonzalez - S
Gio Gonzalez took a no-decision in Monday's loss to the Cardinals, serving up three runs in six... All three runs scored in the fourth inning, when the Cardinals took advantage of a walk and four consecutive singles. Gonzalez, overall, gave up five hits, walked two, and...
Aug 31 11:29PM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and a three-run home run, but the Nationals were... Zimmerman gave the Nationals a 1-0 lead in the first inning with an RBI double, then made it 5-3 in the seventh with a three-run home run off of Kevin Siegrist. The first...
Aug 31 11:25PM Read More
Aaron Barrett - R
Aaron Barrett recently visited Dr. James Andrews to get an opinion on his ailing right elbow. The diagnosis isn't known yet, but Barrett is currently mulling over whether to have surgery or treat the elbow with a platelet-rich plasma injection and rest. Either way,...
Aug 31 6:45PM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg (back) didn't have his normal day-after-start game of catch Monday. That's no surprise, of course, after he exited Sunday's outing with discomfort in his upper back. Strasburg doesn't have any structural damage, but he'll be given time for...
Aug 31 6:40PM Read More
Wilson Ramos - C
Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Monday. It's just a day off. Jose Lobaton is behind the plate while Ramos rests.
Aug 31 4:44PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (hand) is back in the Nationals' lineup Monday. It's his first game since he was hit on the right hand by a pitch last Thursday. Escobar has had a surprisingly nice season with a .308/.367/.423 batting line and nine...
Aug 31 4:43PM Read More
Scott Sizemore - 3B
Nationals signed INF Scott Sizemore to a minor league contract. The transaction happened a week ago and Sizemore is already playing in games for the Nationals' Triple-A affiliate. The 30-year-old hasn't appeared in a major league game...
Aug 31 1:55PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor (knee) went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in his return to the Nationals' lineup... Taylor was held out for a couple games after bruising his right knee. The young outfielder is going to be an important player for the second-place Nationals down the...
Aug 31 10:15AM Read More
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, Strasburg 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
Next Games
DateOppTime
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
9/5vs. 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
8/31StLL 5-8
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
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Scoreboard

Mon, Aug 31
Final123 456 789 RHE
Washington100001300580
St. Louis00030050x8131
  W: K. Siegrist (6-1)   L: C. Janssen (1-3)   S: T. Rosenthal (42)
  Was HR: R. Zimmerman (13)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper123422921393013177.329
Y. Escobar11343259133201942.308
M. Taylor11238339921321355.240
I. Desmond126474591122221750.236

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
T. Moore00-1000.200.00
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
J. Papelbon21.6674802250.2471.78
M. Thornton11.500460032.2212.76
M. Scherzer1111.50026260178.02092.88
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