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

4/17Y. 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)
3/27N. McLouthRight shoulder surgery (on 15-day DL)
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Nationals - Team News
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann gave up four runs (two earned) over 6 1/3 innings in a loss to the Phillies... Zimmermann didn't get any help from his defense, namely from Ian Desmond, but he wasn't particularly sharp either. He gave up four hits and four walks while striking out...
Apr 18 4:46PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk against the Phillies on Saturday. It was a long blast to straight-away center field which traveled 461 feet. Harper has now gone deep in back-to-back games and is batting .279/.404/.581 with four home runs...
Apr 18 4:43PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond went 3-for-5 in Saturday's loss to the Phillies. All three hits were singles. Desmond now has six hits in his last nine at-bats and has pulled his batting average up from .211 to .298. While he's swinging a hot bat right...
Apr 18 4:42PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (groin) will undergo an MRI on Saturday. Escobar said that he felt okay on Saturday and remains optimistic that he'll be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list, but the Nationals want to make sure before making...
Apr 18 11:54AM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth is not in the Nationals starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the... Clint Robinson is drawing the start in left field and batting fifth for the Nationals against Aaron Harang and the Phillies. The Nationals are likely to give Werth the...
Apr 18 10:53AM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer dominated the Phillies on Friday, allowing just one run over eight innings in a... Scherzer cruised for the most part, giving up just four hits to go along with nine strikeouts and no walks. The only run scored on a ground out from Freddy Galvis in the...
Apr 17 10:12PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper clubbed a three-run homer in a win over the Phillies on Friday. Harper also walked twice and scored two runs. The 22-year-old now has three homers on the year, the last two of which have come against Sean O'Sullivan. Harper has been...
Apr 17 10:11PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond went 3-for-4 with two runs scored Friday against the Phillies. All three hits were singles. Desmond has eight hits in 16 at-bats over the past four games, so he's starting to come around with the bat. As for the glove, not so good. He...
Apr 17 10:11PM Read More
Danny Espinosa - 2B
Danny Espinosa hit a solo homer and drew a walk Friday against the Phillies. It was his second home run of the season. There was a lot of talk about Espinosa giving up switch-hitting, but he has seen really good results from the left side of the...
Apr 17 10:10PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar was removed from Friday's game against the Phillies in the fourth inning with an... Escobar appeared to come up lame while running out a ground ball in his final at-bat and did not take his place in the field defensively. The team should have an update on...
Apr 17 8:19PM Read More
Craig Stammen - R
Craig Stammen will have surgery Sunday to repair a flexor tendon tear. "Bring it on," Stammen said. "I've got another challenge to try to overcome." The Nationals haven't provided a timetable for Stammen's return, but he's...
Apr 17 4:15PM Read More
Doug Fister - S
Doug Fister yielded two runs -- one earned -- and four hits over 6 2/3 innings Thursday in... Fister wasn't at his best tonight, yet he still could have gotten through the outing scoreless with better outfield play. An RBI triple from Freddy Galvis should have been...
Apr 16 9:43PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor homered and walked from the eighth spot in the Nationals' order Thursday. The walk was intentional. Taylor's stint as the Nationals' center fielder, originally expected to extend into May, is just about to end with Denard Span making such a quick...
Apr 16 9:37PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span (abdomen) is scheduled to play in at least one more minor league rehab game before... Span is expected to play at least seven innings in the field at Low-A Hagerstown on Thursday. He'll then repeat the process on Friday and if all goes well, manager Matt...
Apr 16 9:11PM Read More
Craig Stammen - R
Nationals manager Matt Williams said Thursday that Craig Stammen (forearm) was diagnosed with a... Williams told reporters that Stammen could miss the rest of the season. It's a tough break for the Nationals, as the 31-year-old has thrown at least 72 2/3 innings in each...
Apr 16 4:25PM Read More
Next Games
4/18vs. Phi10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
4/19vs. 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
4/21vs. StL4:05 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
4/22vs. StL4:05 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
4/23vs. StL1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 CT
Last Results
4/17vs. PhiW 7-2
4/16vs. PhiW 5-2
4/15BosW 10-5
4/14BosL 7-8
4/13BosL 4-9
4/12PhiW 4-3
4/11PhiL 2-3
4/10PhiL 1-4
4/9vs. NYML 3-6
4/8vs. NYMW 2-1
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Sat, Apr 18
Final123 456 789 RHE
  W: A. Harang (2-1)   L: J. Zimmermann (1-2)   S: J. Papelbon (3)
  Was HR: B. Harper (4)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
View All Players  |  Last updated Apr. 18, 2:38 A.M. ET
Yunel Escobar11425122011.286
Michael A. Taylor11432123128.279
Ian Desmond11426113014.262
Bryce Harper11409101036.250
Wilson Ramos937392018.243
Ryan Zimmerman1141772128.171

Aaron Barrett101.0005004.270.00
Rafael Martin00-1002.050.00
Craig Stammen00-5004.030.00
Matt Thornton00-4002.000.00
Doug Fister101.00022013.050.69
Max Scherzer11.50033021.2250.83
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