Nationals

Both Gio Gonzalez and Cliff Lee were bounced from Thursday night's game early at Nationals Park, leading to a battle of the bullpens that Washington lost, 10-4.
For the first time since news of Asdrubal Cabrera's acquisition broke, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo spoke to the media. His reasoning? Necessity. Watch here.
The Nationals' sudden need for infield help prompted general manager Mike Rizzo to make a rare deal for a 2-month rental player: Asdrubal Cabrera.

Team talk

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    In perhaps the best pitching performance of his career, Edwin Jackson goes the distance and leads the first-place Nationals to another victory.
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    Another day, another brilliant pitching performance. Edwin Jackson was the latest member of the rotation to do it, going the distance while allowing only one run on two hits in a 4-1 Nationals' win.
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    Craig Stammen grew up rooting for the Reds, so the Nationals reliever was thrilled to beat Cincinnati on back-to-back days.
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    Rick Ankiel returns to the lineup, and Edwin Jackson looks to continue the Nationals' recent run of stellar pitching this afternoon. Mark Zuckerman will have updates and analysis throughout.
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    Jayson Werth's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 13th inning gives the first-place Nationals a 2-1 victory over the Reds.
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    Needing to clear a roster spot for Rick Ankiel, the Nationals designated outfielder Brett Carroll for assignment following Friday night's 13-inning win over the Reds.
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    Jayson Werth delivered a game-winning bases-loaded single up the middle in the bottom of the 13th.

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Next Games
DateOppTime
8/1vs. Phi4:05 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
8/2vs. Phi4:05 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
8/3vs. Phi10:35 PT11:35 MT12:35 CT1:35 ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 MST12:35 EST1:05 VEN21:35 UAE12:35 CT
8/4vs. Bal4:05 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
8/5vs. NYM4:05 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
7/31vs. PhiL 4-10
7/30MiaW 4-3
7/29MiaL 0-3
7/28MiaL 6-7
7/27CinW 4-2
7/26CinL 0-1
7/25CinW 4-1
7/23ColL 4-6
7/22ColW 7-4
7/21ColW 7-2
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Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
7/28J. WerthLeft game - Left leg injury (day-to-day)
7/25M. PurkeRecovery from left elbow surgery (on 60-day DL)
7/23R. ZimmermanStrained right hamstring - out 6-8 weeks (on 15-day DL)
7/11J. ZimmermannRight biceps strain (day-to-day)
6/15D. SpanStiff back (day-to-day)
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Scoreboard

Thu, Jul 31
Final123 456 789 RHE
PhiladelphiaPhi00050203010170
WashingtonWas000120100482
  W: A. Bastardo (5-4)   L: G. Gonzalez (6-7)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Denard Span9740466117295123.290
Jayson Werth103388601092501259.281
Anthony Rendon102415751152751357.277
Adam LaRoche8931644841301355.266
Ian Desmond104404411001821764.248
Asdrubal Cabrera973785493222940.246

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Xavier Cedeno00-3003.110.00
Ryan Mattheus00-4005.220.00
Drew Storen21.667410135.1291.53
Tyler Clippard62.750480145.0591.80
Rafael Soriano21.6674202541.1401.96
Blake Treinen13.25095035.1202.29
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