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2017 Schedule
74-48, 1st in NL East
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Power Rankings: Nats stay at No. 2

Edwin Jackson might be overachieving, but he has given the Nationals everything they could have hoped for in six fill-in starts.

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Gonzalez in midst of historic run

Gio Gonzalez has won his last four starts, over which he's thrown 27 2/3 innings and allowed just one earned run (0.33 ERA). The only other pitchers in Expos/Nationals history to have posted an ERA below 0.50 over four straight starts within one season, all wins, are Charlie Lea (0.28 in 1981), Pedro Martinez (0.30 in 1997) and Javier Vazquez (0.28 in 2001), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Gonzalez leads Nats past Padres (1:16)
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Gonzalez, Nationals beat rookie Lamet, Padres 4-1

Gio Gonzalez allowed only five singles and struck out eight as he almost got through the seventh inning to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Sunday.

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Padres fan makes incredible catch (0:19)
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Lind's RBI double extends Nationals' lead (0:26)
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Murphy's single gives Nats lead in fifth (0:30)

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The Nationals' Stephen Strasburg, who was on the disabled list with nerve impingement in his elbow, is scheduled to make his first appearance since July 23 on Saturday. He is 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA in two starts at Petco Park.

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Grace replaces Scherzer, Nationals beat Padres 7-1

Matt Grace pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in place of injured Max Scherzer and Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer and drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Friday night.

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Nationals have luxury to DL Scherzer (0:47)
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Nats' Scherzer on 10-day DL with neck issue

Nationals ace Max Scherzer was a late scratch on Friday and was placed on the 10-day DL with neck inflammation. Scherzer has been battling neck issues all this month, already having missed one start and set to miss at least one more.

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Nats reinstate Shawn Kelley

Washington reinstated the right-hander from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday after missing 51 games with a right trapezius strain, the team announced. RHP Ryan Madson was placed on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 14, with a right finger sprain.

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Texas loves the long ball

Aaron Judge may have smacked a 457-foot moon shot, but two of the five longest home runs hit on Wednesday came off the bat of Carlos Beltran and Adrian Beltre, who both play for Texas teams.

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Year of the long ball

MLB fans have been treated to a season full of hitters showing off their power at the plate. The influx of home runs has put the Astros, Nationals and a few other teams on pace to shatter their respective franchise records for HRs hit in a single season.

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Valbuena, Calhoun homer to lift Angels past Nationals 3-2

Luis Valbuena and Kole Calhoun homered, Ricky Nolasco bounced back from a rocky first inning before exiting with an injury and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday to split their two-game series.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs6473rd
Batting Average.2713rd
On Base Percentage.3374th
Slugging Percentage.4642nd
Earned Run Average3.916th
Quality Starts791st
WHIP1.244th
BAA.2384th

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