Nationals' starter Gio Gonzalez was removed from Wednesday game in the sixth inning after complaining of tightness in his left shoulder.
Just when it looked like Washington would be swept by the Angels, Jayson Werth's timely RBIs and a walk-off from Adam LaRoche helped the Nats escape with a win.
Former Senators pitcher Connie Marrero passed away on Wednesday at the age of 102, just two days before his 103rd birthday, the Nationals announced.
Ryan Zimmerman (thumb) and Scott Hairston (oblique) are progressing in their return to the Nationals from injuries.
The Nationals need Gio Gonzalez to avoid the club's recent early-inning woes if they want to take at least one game from the Angels. Get live updates on Nats Insider!