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Denard Span isn't on the DL yet, but the Nationals outfielder suggested he's done trying to play through recurring back pain.
It's rare that Max Scherzer struggles when he takes the mound for the Nationals, but Tuesday was one of those nights. More here from CSN's Mark Zuckerman.
The Nationals have a decision to make regarding Max Scherzer. Depending on how things line up, that decision could make another National an All-Star.

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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
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span (back) is expected to miss at least a few games. The MRI results on Span's back aren't available yet, but Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports that the outfielder "sounds like guy who accepts he needs some time...
Jul 7 10:27PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer struggled, allowing five runs in 4 2/3 innings to take the loss on Tuesday as the... Scherzer was uncharacteristically hittable, allowing seven hits, four of which went for extra bases. He didn't walk anyone and struck out four in the effort. His ERA moved...
Jul 7 9:43PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span (back) underwent an MRI on Tuesday and is set to see a specialist as he attempts to... Span's back locked up after a rain delay during Monday's game. He underwent an MRI on Tuesday and will see a back specialist. For now, he should be considered day-to-day....
Jul 7 4:21PM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth (wrist) is hopeful that he'll be able to begin a rehab assignment after the... Werth has been swinging with a fungo bat as he steadily works his way back from a fractured wrist suffered earlier in the year. Nationals manager Matt Williams has said that...
Jul 7 4:13PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (hamstring) is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Reds. Escobar is getting a day off after leaving Monday's game with left hamstring tightness. Danny Espinosa will start at third base while Dan Uggla plays second base.
Jul 7 3:19PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span (back) is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Reds. Span left Monday's game with back spasms. It's been a lingering issue for him, but he can be considered day-to-day right now. Michael Taylor will start in center field and...
Jul 7 3:16PM Read More
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
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
Final123 456 789 RHE
Cincinnati201020000592
Washington000000000022
  W: J. Cueto (6-5)   L: M. Scherzer (9-7)
  Cin HR: J. Votto (15)
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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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