The Nationals are in last place in the NL East after losing five straight games and sit five games under .500. Now they have to face the two teams at the top of the division standings.
Jayson Werth and Denard Span are back but struggling. Anthony Rendon remains on the DL. How long will it take before the Nationals' lineup is both healthy and productive?
Stuck in a 5-game losing streak that dropped them to 7-12, the Nationals can't seem to find the answers to what ails them.

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Today's Poll

Who should the Nats sign to a long-term extension?
Jordan Zimmermann
Ian Desmond
Doug Fister
All three of them

Injury Report

4/18F. RiveroGastrointestinal bleeding (on 15-day DL)
4/17Y. EscobarStrained groin (day-to-day)
4/15C. StammenTorn right flexor tendon (on 15-day DL)
3/27E. DavisRecovery from right elbow surgery (on 15-day DL)
3/27C. JanssenRight rotator cuff tendinitis (on 15-day DL)
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Nationals - Team News
Joe Ross - S
Nationals prospect Joe Ross tossed seven shutout innings Saturday for Double-A Harrisburg. Abel De Los Santos blew a three-run lead in the eighth, preventing Ross from picking up his first win of the year. Despite the no-decision, Ross was sensational Saturday,...
Apr 26 4:48PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Nationals manager Matt Williams said Sunday that Max Scherzer (thumb) is unlikely to pitch on... Scherzer was unable to throw his scheduled bullpen session on Sunday due to his thumb still being swollen. The Nationals don't believe that he will miss multiple starts or...
Apr 26 4:37PM Read More
Gio Gonzalez - S
Gio Gonzalez gave up six earned runs in five innings Sunday as the Nationals fell to the... Gonzalez struck out eight and walked just one, but Miami's offense pounded him for 10 hits -- including three triples. Gio now has a rough 1-2 record, 5.01 ERA, and 1.71...
Apr 26 3:57PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer (thumb) did not throw a scheduled bullpen session on Sunday. That's after the 'pen session was pushed back a day from Saturday. Scherzer, who threw off flat ground Sunday instead, is in jeopardy of missing his next scheduled start on...
Apr 26 11:20AM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg surrendered four earned runs in six innings Saturday as the Nationals lost to... Strasburg looked to be hitting his stride last Sunday when he allowed just one run in 7 1/3 innings to the Phillies, but his early-season struggles returned Saturday...
Apr 25 6:50PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer (thumb) had his scheduled bullpen session pushed back until Sunday. He is still dealing with swelling in his thumb. If he is unable to throw Sunday, his scheduled start on Tuesday could be in question.
Apr 25 2:30PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon (knee) said that he felt good after his first minor league rehab game with... Rendon went 1-for-2 with a double and played five innings defensively at third base. He's scheduled to play seven innings on Saturday and then nine innings on Monday after...
Apr 25 10:24AM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer (thumb) is expected to make his next start on Tuesday against the Braves in... Scherzer jammed his thumb on a swing during Thursday's loss to the Cardinals which caused him to leave after seven innings. While he's 1-2 on the season, the 30-year-old has...
Apr 25 9:40AM Read More
Dan Uggla - 2B
Dan Uggla went 0-for-3 in Friday's loss to the Marlins. As is his wont, Uggla also struck out twice in the contest. This brings his batting line to a cringe-inducing .118/.189/.176 over 34 at-bats. It's difficult to believe that...
Apr 24 10:28PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper supplied both of Washington's runs in a 3-2 loss to the Marlins on Friday. Harper hit a sacrifice fly off Mat Latos in the first inning and an RBI single off Latos in the sixth. He finished the game 2-for-2, plus a walk. Harper's hitting...
Apr 24 10:19PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmerman held the Marlins to two runs over six innings in Friday's loss. Zimmerman had allowed nine earned runs over his last 8 2/3 innings, but he settled things down against the Marlins. Over his six innings on Friday, he scattered six hits,...
Apr 24 9:59PM Read More
Casey Janssen - R
Casey Janssen (shoulder) threw bullpen sessions on Wednesday and Friday this week. Assuming he recovers fine, he'll be cleared to throw a simulated game. It's not clear whether the Nationals will ask Janssen to go out on a rehab assignment before being...
Apr 24 5:33PM Read More
Rafael Soriano - R
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that "there has been some contact" between the... Heyman also reiterates that the Tigers have expressed some interest and, in his opinion, "remain the most logical fit." He lists the Pirates, Indians and Dodgers...
Apr 24 12:05PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer jammed his thumb on a swing during Thursday's loss to the Cardinals. The right-hander pitched two more innings after the incident and said the injury "shouldn’t be too serious." Scherzer is fully expected to take his next turn on...
Apr 24 9:49AM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman admitted Thursday that he's been bothered by a plantar fascia issue. It's the reason that he has been limping around early in the season, and could partially be to blame for his early-season struggles. While he's able to play through the...
Apr 23 7:33PM Read More
Next Games
4/27Atl4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
4/28Atl4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
4/29Atl4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
4/30NYM4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
5/1NYM4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
Last Results
4/26MiaL 2-6
4/25MiaL 0-8
4/24MiaL 2-3
4/23vs. StLL 1-4
4/22vs. StLL 5-7
4/21vs. StLW 2-1
4/19vs. PhiW 4-1
4/18vs. PhiL 3-5
4/17vs. PhiW 7-2
4/16vs. PhiW 5-2
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Washington (7-12, 2-7 Road)
Atlanta (9-9, 3-3 Home)
 Was: D. Fister  (1-0, 2.37 ERA)
 Atl: E. Stults  (0-1, 4.50 ERA)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Yunel Escobar17656193025.292
Bryce Harper1963121710511.270
Ian Desmond197611207015.263
Wilson Ramos15604152018.250
Ryan Zimmerman197381551212.205

Matt Grace00-3002.010.00
Craig Stammen00-5004.030.00
Aaron Barrett201.0009007.2111.17
Max Scherzer12.33344028.2291.26
Matt Thornton00-8005.021.80
Doug Fister101.00033019.082.37
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