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Doug Fister is healthy again, but the Nationals right-hander is still trying to find the consistency he displayed last season.
It has become too familiar for the Nationals of late. Two players left Monday's game with injuries. Details here via CSN Insider Mark Zuckerman.
The Reds are struggling, but for some reason they've had Washington's number all season. It ended with another Nationals loss on Monday night. More here.

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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
7/5S. StrasburgLeft oblique strain (on 15-day DL)
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)
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Nationals - Team News
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar had to exit Monday's game versus the Reds with left hamstring tightness. Escobar didn't seem to injure the hamstring on one particular play, but he was spotted stretching multiple times as the ailment appeared to creep up on him. It's unclear at...
Jul 6 10:33PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span left Monday's game against the Reds with back spasms. Span is probably looking forward to the All-Star break in order to have some rest, as he's dealt with the back issue off and on for a month now. Consider him day-to-day.
Jul 6 10:30PM Read More
Doug Fister - S
Doug Fister limited the Reds to two runs (one earned) over six innings, but took a no-decision... Fister allowed his first run on an RBI double to the opposing pitcher. It may as well have been an earned run as it was set up by Fister's throwing error. His second run...
Jul 6 10:29PM Read More
Danny Espinosa - 2B
Danny Espinosa homered in a 2-for-4 effort Monday as the Nationals lost to the Reds. Espinosa knotted the game up at two apiece with a solo shot to right-center in the sixth inning against Anthony DeSclafani. The homer marks Espinosa's first extra-base hit...
Jul 6 10:26PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar exited Monday's game versus the Reds with an undisclosed injury. Escobar was seen stretching his legs a few times, so it appears to be something related to his lower half. The Nationals should provide an update on him later Monday.
Jul 6 9:07PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span left Monday's game against the Reds with an undisclosed injury. Span has dealt with back issues recently and it's possible they cropped up again. It could also be the Nationals being proactive with the wet conditions in D.C. The Nats...
Jul 6 8:11PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer was among the pitchers named to next week's National League All-Star Game. Scherzer will be a candidate to start if the Nationals decide to not start him on Sunday. The starters joining Scherzer on the NL squad will be Madison Bumgarner, A.J....
Jul 6 7:33PM Read More
David Carpenter - R
Nationals placed RHP David Carpenter on the paternity leave list. Sammy Solis will take Carpenter's place on the active roster for the time being. In 24 2/3 innings between the Yankees and Nationals this season, Carpenter is the owner of a...
Jul 6 3:02PM Read More
Sammy Solis - R
Nationals recalled LHP Sammy Solis from Double-A Harrisburg. This should just be a temporary stay for Solis. He's filling the vacated roster spot of David Carpenter, who was placed on the paternity leave list on Monday.
Jul 6 2:57PM Read More
Nicholas Pivetta - S
Nationals RHP prospect Nick Pivetta took a perfect game into the seventh inning Sunday in a win... Pivetta set down the first 19 Wilmington hitters he faced before allowing an infield single to Jack Lopez. He finished with a season-high nine strikeouts. The right-hander...
Jul 6 2:37PM Read More
Wilson Ramos - C
Wilson Ramos clobbered a solo home run in the sixth inning on Sunday, powering the Nationals to... His blast off George Kontos broke a 1-1 and gave the Nationals a lead they wouldn't relinquish. The hard-hitting backstop even provided a valuable insurance run with an RBI...
Jul 5 11:18PM Read More
Drew Storen - R
Drew Storen secured his league-leading 25th save on Sunday, retiring the heart of the Giants... Storen dispatched of Brandon Belt on a swinging third strike to start the inning, but walked Buster Posey to bring the tying run to the plate. He battled back nicely though,...
Jul 5 11:18PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann pitched brilliantly in Sunday's victory over the Giants, allowing just one... The right-hander racked up eight strikeouts on the evening while issuing just one walk. The only blemish on his night came on a solo home run by Brandon Crawford in the...
Jul 5 11:17PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper was the leading vote getter in the entire National League for the All-Star game,... It will be the third time in his first four years in the big leagues that he has made the National League squad. He'll be joined by Paul Goldschmidt, Dee Gordon, Todd...
Jul 5 8:20PM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth (wrist) was able to take swings with a fungo bat for the first time on Saturday. Nationals manager Matt Williams called it "significant progress" for the injured outfielder who is recovering from a fractured wrist. He isn't expected to be ready...
Jul 5 5:39PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
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
7/10Bal4:05 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
7/11Bal4:15 PT5:15 MT6:15 CT7:15 ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 MST6:15 EST6:45 VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 CT
7/12Bal10:35 PT11:35 MT12:35 CT1:35 ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 MST12:35 EST1:05 VEN21:35 UAE12:35 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
7/6vs. CinL 2-3
7/5vs. SFW 3-1
7/4vs. SFW 9-3
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
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Scoreboard

Tue, Jul 7
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT FSOH/MASN 
Cincinnati (37-44, 15-26 Road)
Washington (46-37, 25-15 Home)
 Cin: J. Cueto  (5-5, 2.84 ERA)
 Was: M. Scherzer  (9-6, 1.82 ERA)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper7726258902012560.344
Y. Escobar752894091121427.315
D. Span592373772150522.304
D. Espinosa742443964151925.262
W. Ramos652522566120838.262
I. Desmond803113566170724.212

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
M. Scherzer96.60016160118.21391.82
D. Storen101.0003302532.0371.97
M. Thornton00-310020.2152.18
F. Rivero101.000120014.2172.45
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