It's just one game at the start of a very tough road trip, and it came against a Dodgers club exhausted after playing Sunday night in Pittsburgh that decided to sit several key regulars.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gio Gonzalez scattered seven hits over eight scoreless innings, Ian Desmond hit two homers, and the Washington Nationals kicked off a 10-game trip with an 8-3 victory over the
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The sight of Stephen Strasburg taking the mound this season has produced plenty of emotions, unfortunately far too many of them negative after four months of s
The Nationals' offense has been a problem area in recent weeks, so one game will not solve all of their woes and reinstall them as one of the most potent lineups in the majors.
Ian Desmond is out of the Nationals' lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, as manager Matt Williams gives him a day to rest.