Jordan Zimmermann faces the red-hot Mets, who enter this series trailing the first-place Nationals by 12-game in the NL East, at 7:05 PM tonight.
Right-hander Lucas Giolito, the Nationals' top draft pick, says his injured elbow isn't going to be a long-term issue.
The Washington Nationals have drafted second baseman Anthony Renda out of the University of California-Berkeley with the 80th overall pick, their second round selection.
Only 32 games into his career, Bryce Harper finds himself creeping onto the National League's offensive leaderboards.
The Nationals took a big risk in taking a high school pitcher who has tremendous upside, but also brings with him an injury history.