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2017 Schedule
91-59, 1st in NL East
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Turner puts the Nats on board (0:17)
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Zimmerman records 100th RBI of season (0:17)
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Nationals scratch Daniel Murphy from lineup

The Nats have scratched 2B Daniel Murphy from Tuesday's game vs. the Braves due to hamstring tightness.

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Vegas likes Tribe in October

The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds give the Indians, fresh off their historic 22-game win streak, the best chance to win the World Series. The Dodgers, Astros and Nationals have the next best odds, respectively.

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BBTN: Nats-Dodgers Anticipation, Wieters, Sox Punishment

Before catching up with Nationals C Matt Wieters, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the excitement surrounding the Nationals and Dodgers, the Astros' quiet confidence, punishment handed down against the Red Sox and more. Plus, Todd Radom unveils the 2nd best logo in baseball history.

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Nationals a front-runner for World Series (1:04)
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BBTN: Wieters On Move To DC, Teammates, Stretch Run

Nationals C Matt Wieters talks to Buster Olney about coming to Washington from Baltimore, what he appreciates most about his teammates, the stretch run of the season and more.

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Power Rankings: Nationals slip a spot

With the Dodgers righting the ship, the Nats take a step back in this week's rankings. The NL East is already clinched, so the focus for Washington moving forward is getting Max Scherzer right for the postseason.

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Strasburg ends scoreless streak, but Nats beat Dodgers 7-1

Stephen Strasburg ended his club-record scoreless streak at 35 innings, but two home runs from Ryan Zimmerman helped the All-Star win his fourth consecutive start as the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on Sunday night.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The Nats bats awoke from their deep lumber slumber with seven runs and three jacks (two by Ryan Zimmerman) in the last three innings to beat the Dodgers 7-1 and avoid being swept at home. With the victory, Dusty Baker reaches 90 wins for the 10th time in his career, becoming the 12th skipper in MLB history to do so. The other 11 are all in the Hall of Fame.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Monster opposite-field shot from Ryan Zimmerman in the bottom of the eighth. His second jack of the game, it gives him 33 on the year, tying the career-high he set back in 2009.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

If it weren't for the RBI double that bounced off Michael Taylor's glove in the second - a ball the Nats CF usually gets - Stephen Strasburg's scoreless streak would be alive and well at 40 innings. Still, Strasburg was stingy once again, even if he didn't seem to have his best stuff: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 8 SO.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

For the first time all weekend, the Nationals have a lead over the Dodgers. thanks to Ryan Zimmerman's three-run bomb. Zimmerman now has 98 RBI on the season, his highest total since 2009.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The Nationals offense is in a serious funk. Despite knocking starter Hyun-Jin Ryu out of the game in the fifth with consecutive two-out walks, they failed to put one across and have scored just two runs in 23 innings against the Dodgers. Since Bryce Harper went down on August 12th, Washington is scoring just 3.9 runs per game (25th in MLB), down from 5.4 before the injury.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Stephen Strasburg's streak is over. After 35 consecutive scoreless innings, the Nats righty allowed an RBI double to Logan Forsythe, who drilled a ball to deep center that bounced off Michael Taylor's glove. Strasburg's streak was the longest in MLB this year.

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Harper takes BP on field; no timeline for return

Bryce Harper isn't sure if he'll be ready to return from the disabled list when the Nationals open the playoffs, but he worked on his swing while taking batting practice on the field Sunday afternoon.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

At Nats Park, Bryce Harper just took BP on the field for the first time since his August injury. Asked if he'll be ready for Game 1 of the NLDS, he said: "I hope so."

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NL's top two teams set to clash Sunday night

A week ago, it seemed the Nationals might catch the Dodgers for the top seed in the NL, but the two teams have gone in opposite directions of late. Plenty of eyes will be on Stephen Strasburg, who enters the game (8 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN App) with a 34-inning scoreless streak.

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Dusty Baker on dealing with injuries

Dusty Baker talks with Dan Shulman about the injuries the Nationals have been dealing with this season, a Bryce Harper update & why he's not ready for the postseason to start.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7684th
Batting Average.2683rd
On Base Percentage.3339th
Slugging Percentage.4522nd
Earned Run Average3.866th
Quality Starts941st
WHIP1.245th
BAA.2406th

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