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Max Scherzer dominated once again yet wound up taking the loss in bizarre fashion Thursday night. We try to put it all into context.
Max Scherzer went the distance for the Nationals -- again -- on Thursday. But a controversial call ultimately spoiled the party in a Washington loss.

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Injury Report

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
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
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman (foot) went through a full workout on Tuesday, hitting, fielding grounders and... He'll go through a similar workout on Wednesday before being re-evaluated. It's possible at that point Zimmerman will be cleared to begin a rehab assignment, as it would...
Jun 30 7:02PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar is in Tuesday's lineup against the Braves. Escobar missed back-to-back games after he was hit on the hand by a pitch on Friday, but he was able to return for the second game of Sunday's doubleheader. The Nationals...
Jun 30 3:40PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span is in Tuesday's lineup against the Braves. Like Bryce Harper, Span sat out the second game of Sunday's doubleheader. The veteran outfielder has been dealing with a nagging back issue of late, but he's good to go.
Jun 30 3:38PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper is in Tuesday's lineup against the Braves. Harper returned from his right hamstring strain in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader, but sat out the second game. He'll hit cleanup Tuesday against Shelby Miller.
Jun 30 3:36PM Read More
A.J. Cole - R
A.J. Cole left his start with Triple-A Syracuse on Monday after two innings due to groin... It's unclear if the issue will require an extended absence. Cole, 23, has made three appearances (one start) with the Nationals this season and owns a 4.40 ERA and 32/19...
Jun 30 12:34PM Read More
Next Games
7/3vs. SF3:05 PT4:05 MT5:05 CT6:05 ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 MST5:05 EST5:35 VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 CT
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
Last Results
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
6/21vs. PitW 9-2
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3:05 PM PT4:05 PM MT5:05 PM CT6:05 PM ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST5:35 PM VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 PM CT ESPN/CSBy/MASN 
San Francisco (42-38, 21-18 Road)
Washington (43-36, 22-14 Home)
 SF: J. Peavy  (0-2, 9.39 ERA)
 Was: G. Gonzalez  (5-4, 4.41 ERA)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
View All Players  |  Last updated Jul. 3, 1:49 A.M. ET
B. Harper7325154851812458.339
Y. Escobar712753887101427.316
D. Span562293771150522.310
W. Ramos622402363120736.263
D. Espinosa702303759141823.257
I. Desmond762973465170723.219

C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
M. Scherzer96.60016160118.21391.82
D. Storen101.0003102330.0362.10
M. Thornton00-290019.0142.37
F. Rivero101.000110013.2162.63
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