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Tanner Roark makes his first start of the season as the Nationals face the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
Fans all around the country have likely been eyeing this series for a few weeks with Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant facing off.
In Sunday's win vs. the Phillies, Bryce Harper showed his game is much more than hitting the long ball.

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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
5/18S. SolisLeft shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
5/16J. WerthLeft wrist contusion (on 15-day DL)
5/15D. FisterRight forearm tightness (on 15-day DL)
5/5S. StrasburgLeft game - right shoulder irritation (day-to-day)
4/29R. JohnsonStrained left calf (on 15-day DL)
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Nationals - Team News
Paolo Espino - S
Nationals pitching prospect Paolo Espino looked sharp in Sunday's win for Triple-A Syracuse,... Espino began the year with Double-A Harrisburg but was promoted to Syracuse when Taylor Jordan got called up to Washington. The 28-year-old helped his own cause Sunday by...
May 25 12:48PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon (knee, oblique) is set to begin playing in simulated games on Monday. Rendon went through a workout with team on Sunday, taking batting practice in the cage and fielding ground balls at third base. He'll play either three or four innings on...
May 24 10:27PM Read More
Doug Fister - S
Doug Fister (forearm) said Sunday that he is feeling better and hopes to begin throwing soon. Fister admitted that it's a slow process, noting, "The process of getting complete game ready is going to be a little bit, but I'm making strides every day." While...
May 24 10:19PM Read More
Kila Ka'aihue - 1B
Nationals released 1B/OF Kila Ka'aihue. The 31-year-old slugger has been playing for Triple-A Syracuse where he slashed just .193/.314/.328 with four homers and 13 RBI in 39 games. It's unclear if he'll look to...
May 24 7:54PM Read More
Drew Storen - R
Drew Storen worked a scoreless ninth inning for his 14th save as the Nationals wrapped up a 4-1... Storen allowed a one-out double to Grady Sizemore, but struck out Cesar Hernandez and Odubel Herrera to end the contest. The right-hander is 14-for-15 in save opportunities...
May 24 4:40PM Read More
Gio Gonzalez - S
Gio Gonzalez picked up his fourth win of the season after holding the Phillies to a lone run in... The run scored in the fourth inning on a Jeff Francoeur single to left field. The lefty allowed seven hits and a walk while striking out seven in what was one of his best...
May 24 4:35PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper went 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBI as the Nationals beat the Phillies on Sunday. Harper broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning with an RBI ground out. He provided insurance in the seventh inning with an RBI single, and soon thereafter scored from first base...
May 24 4:32PM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth's left wrist remains too swollen to allow him to resume baseball activities. "They’re treating him aggressively," Nationals Manager Matt Williams said. "It’s multiple rounds of treatment every day. The problem is if the swelling...
May 24 12:46PM Read More
Taylor Jordan - S
Nationals recalled RHP Taylor Jordan from Triple-A Syracuse. Jordan holds a 2.14 ERA over seven starts at Syracuse this season. He'll give the bullpen length, which will be needed with Tanner Roark transitioning from the 'pen to the...
May 24 11:48AM Read More
A.J. Cole - R
Nationals optioned RHP A.J. Cole to Triple-A Syracuse. The Nats needed a fresh bullpen arm after Cole threw 4 1/3 relief innings Saturday. Taylor Jordan takes his spot on the roster.
May 24 11:47AM Read More
Wilson Ramos - C
Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday. He's just getting a breather. Jose Lobaton is catching while Ramos rests.
May 24 10:58AM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg was shelled for six runs -- five earned -- over 3 2/3 innings as the... Strasburg had a mostly-clean first two innings, but the Phillies tallied four runs in the third and another two in the fourth to drive the struggling right-hander from the...
May 23 6:45PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon (knee, oblique) took full batting practice for the first time on Saturday and... He'll play in a few simulated games in Viera early in the week before heading out on a minor league rehab assignment. At this stage, barring any setbacks, he should be...
May 23 1:40PM Read More
Tanner Roark - S
Tanner Roark will start for the Nationals on Monday against the Cubs. That will push Jordan Zimmermann back a day until Tuesday and line Roark up for a pair of starts next week. He'll occupy the spot in the Nationals rotation until the ailing...
May 23 1:37PM Read More
Danny Espinosa - 2B
Danny Espinosa is not in the Nationals starting lineup on Saturday. Dan Uggla will get the start in his place and hit seventh against Cole Hamels and the Phillies. Look for Espinosa to be back in at his regular spot on Sunday.
May 23 1:03PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
5/25ChC11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
5/26ChC4:05 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
5/27ChC5:05 PT6:05 MT7:05 CT8:05 ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 MST7:05 EST7:35 VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 CT
5/29Cin4:10 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
5/30Cin1:10 PT2:10 MT3:10 CT4:10 ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 MST3:10 EST3:40 VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
5/24vs. PhiW 4-1
5/23vs. PhiL 1-8
5/22vs. PhiW 2-1
5/20vs. NYYW 3-2
5/19vs. NYYW 8-6
5/17SDW 10-5
5/16SDW 4-1
5/15SDW 10-0
5/14SDL 3-8
5/13AriW 9-6
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Scoreboard

Mon, May 25
Top 4th123 456 789 RHE
Washington100      130
Chi Cubs100      120
Pitcher:Tsuyoshi Wada 3.1 IP, 1 ER, 4 K
At Bat:Ryan Zimmerman 0-1
On Deck:Wilson Ramos 0-1
Balls: Strikes: Outs:
  Was HR: D. Span (4)
  ChC HR: K. Bryant (6)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Bryce Harper441473949811641.333
Yunel Escobar40156255051214.321
Wilson Ramos35133123860220.286
Ian Desmond441742443130414.247
Ryan Zimmerman441652040111532.242

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Casey Janssen00-2001.210.00
Clint Robinson00-1001.010.00
Craig Stammen00-5004.030.00
Drew Storen101.0002001419.1250.93
Max Scherzer53.62599064.2721.67
Matt Grace201.000140011.1102.38
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