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Stephen Strasburg looks to stay hot as the Nationals host the Giants in their annual July 4th morning game. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
Clint Robinson hit a two-run home run and Gio Gonzalez pitched seven innings as the Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1.

Team talk

  • 2y
    A night after lefty John Lannan shut down the division rival Braves, Ross Detwiler took to the mound and was just as good.
  • 2y
    After a much-needed win last night, the Nationals have a chance to increase their lead over the Braves to 3 12 games today at 1:35 p.m. Mark Zuckerman has live updates on Nats Insider.
  • 2y
    Summoned from Syracuse to pitch a must-win game for the Nationals, John Lannan turned in seven strong innings to beat the Braves and salvage a doubleheader split.
  • 2y
    Only 13 12 hours removed from a crushing, 11-10 loss, the Nationals took the field for the first half of their day-night doubleheader with the Braves needing a strong performance from starter Edwin Jackson.
  • 2y
    Bryce Harper fouled a bunt attempt off his left ankle during the first inning of the Nationals' game today and had to be replaced two innings later.
  • 2y
    Only 13 hours after suffering their worst loss of the season, the Nationals are back in action with a doubleheader against the Braves. Mark Zuckerman has live updates on Nats Insider and first pitch is at 1:05!
  • 2y
    His 20-day rehab assignment having expired, veteran outfielder Xavier Nady was designated for assignment by the Nationals prior to today's doubleheader.

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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
6/25A. RendonStrained left quad (on 15-day DL)
6/18B. HarperStrained left hamstring (day-to-day)
6/12A. BarrettStrained right biceps (on 15-day DL)
6/10R. ZimmermanPlantar fasciitis, left foot (on 15-day DL)
5/31D. SpanLeft game - Right knee soreness (day-to-day)
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Nationals - Team News
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span is not in the Nationals starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Giants. It appears to be nothing more than a regular day of rest for the veteran outfielder who has seen his fair share of injuries this season. Michael Taylor will slide over to...
Jul 4 8:56AM Read More
Clint Robinson - OF
Clint Robinson blasted a two-run homer on Friday, powering the Nationals to a 2-1 victory over... Jake Peavy and Gio Gonzalez were locked in a scoreless pitcher's duel until the seventh inning when Buster Posey cranked a solo homer to give the Giants the lead. It would...
Jul 3 8:58PM Read More
Drew Storen - R
Drew Storen once again worked a perfect ninth inning on Friday, protecting a one-run lead... Storen has been a force in the ninth inning for the Nationals this season, converting all but two of his first 26 save chances while registering a 2.03 ERA and 36/6 K/BB...
Jul 3 8:56PM Read More
Gio Gonzalez - S
Gio Gonzalez delivered a strong performance in Friday's victory over the Giants, racking up six... Gonzalez surrendered just one run on five hits on the night and didn't walk a batter. The only damage that he allowed on the night was a solo homer off the bat of Buster...
Jul 3 8:54PM Read More
Wilson Ramos - C
Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Friday. It's just a day off. Jose Lobaton is behind the plate while Ramos rests.
Jul 3 2:34PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer gave up two runs over 8 1/3 innings in a complete-game loss against the Braves on... The game was tied 1-1 until Scherzer gave up a walk-off single to Cameron Maybin in the bottom of the ninth. While he took the loss, it was still a heck of an outing....
Jul 2 10:11PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span singled and stole two bases Thursday against the Braves. Span went 1-for-3 with a hit-by-pitch. He's now a perfect 11-for-11 in stolen base attempts this season. The 31-year-old got a late start on the season after core muscle...
Jul 2 10:11PM Read More
Wilson Ramos - C
Wilson Ramos went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Thursday's loss to the Braves. His run-scoring single tied the game at 1-1 in the seventh, but the Braves went on to win in the ninth inning. Ramos has managed to stay healthy this season while batting...
Jul 2 10:10PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond is out of Thursday's lineup against the Braves. He's getting a day off to work on his swing mechanics. Danny Espinosa will start at shortstop while Dan Uggla plays second base.
Jul 2 5:39PM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman (foot) did some hitting, fielding, and light running on Thursday. Zimmerman has been ramping up baseball activities over the past couple of weeks, but he's waiting for the pain to dissipate before going at 100 percent. He's not close to a...
Jul 2 5:35PM Read More
Doug Fister - S
Doug Fister was tagged for four runs in six innings by the Braves in a loss Wednesday. It was just one bad inning, as Fister allowed two homers and all four runs in the fourth. His velocity was about the same as last time out, which was better than in his...
Jul 2 1:20AM Read More
Danny Espinosa - 2B
Danny Espinosa doubled twice with an RBI and two runs scored in a 3-for-5 effort as the... Espinosa sparked a four-run first inning with an RBI double. He later scored on a Wilson Ramos single. He singled to lead off the third inning and eventually scored...
Jun 30 10:40PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann again held the opposition scoreless, this time silencing the Braves' bats in... Zimmermann tossed eight scoreless innings in his last start and hasn't allowed a run since the sixth inning on June 17 against the Rays. On Tuesday, he scattered six hits...
Jun 30 10:31PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Nationals manager Matt Williams said Tuesday that Anthony Rendon (quad) is "still a few... Rendon has been able to continue hitting since being placed on the disabled list last Friday. There won't be any news on his potential timetable until he's able to run. He's...
Jun 30 7:09PM Read More
Aaron Barrett - R
Aaron Barrett (biceps) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Potomac on Wednesday. It's not clear how many rehab games he might need, but Barrett should be ready to rejoin the Nationals' bullpen soon. He's been out for over two weeks with a right biceps...
Jun 30 7:06PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
7/4vs. SF8:05 PT9:05 MT10:05 CT11:05 ET11:05 ET15:05 GMT23:05 8:05 MST10:05 EST10:35 VEN19:05 UAE10:05 CT
7/5vs. SF5:08 PT6:08 MT7:08 CT8:08 ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 MST7:08 EST7:38 VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 CT
7/6vs. Cin4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
7/7vs. Cin4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
7/8vs. Cin4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
7/3vs. SFW 2-1
7/2AtlL 1-2
7/1AtlL 1-4
6/30AtlW 6-1
6/28PhiL 5-8
6/28PhiW 3-2
6/26PhiW 5-2
6/25vs. AtlW 7-0
6/24vs. AtlW 2-1
6/23vs. AtlW 3-1
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Scoreboard

Fri, Jul 3
Final123 456 789 RHE
San Francisco000000100150
Washington00000020x230
  W: G. Gonzalez (6-4)   L: J. Peavy (0-3)   S: D. Storen (24)
  SF HR: B. Posey (14)
  Was HR: C. Robinson (4)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper7425255851812458.337
Y. Escobar722783888111427.317
D. Span572323772150522.310
W. Ramos622402363120736.263
D. Espinosa712343759141823.252
I. Desmond773003465170723.217

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
M. Scherzer96.60016160118.21391.82
D. Storen101.0003202431.0362.03
M. Thornton00-300020.0152.25
F. Rivero101.000110013.2162.63
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