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He's back. Jayson Werth will return to the Nationals after more than two months on the disabled list. Details here from Mark Zuckerman.
Tyler Clippard is coming back to the NL East, but he won't be pitching in Washington. One of the Nats' rivals has instead traded for him.
With the 2015 trade deadline coming up on Friday, is it time for the Nationals to make a big splash?

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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
7/12D. CarpenterRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
7/7D. SpanBack tightness (on 15-day DL)
7/5S. StrasburgLeft oblique strain (on 15-day DL)
6/25A. Rendonoff 15-day DL
6/18B. HarperStrained left hamstring (day-to-day)
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Nationals - Team News
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg (oblique) will make a rehab start Wednesday with Triple-A Syracuse. Strasburg made it through a 50-pitch simulated game Friday without issue and experienced no lingering effects in his left oblique muscle over the weekend. The right-hander...
Jul 27 2:06PM Read More
Joe Ross - S
Joe Ross gave up three runs in six innings, taking the loss on Sunday versus the Pirates. The Pirates three singles and a hit batter to bring in a pair of runs in the third inning, and Neil Walker tacked on with a solo home run in the fourth. Ross, overall,...
Jul 26 4:31PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday. Rendon just returned from the disabled list on Saturday and it appears he'll be eased back into things. The Nats have Yunel Escobar at third base and Danny Espinosa at...
Jul 26 10:56AM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor had a big game in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Pirates, finishing 4-for-5 with a... Taylor hit an RBI single off Pirates starter A.J. Burnett in the fourth inning, then launched a two-run homer in the eighth off reliever Arquimedes Caminero. The outfielder...
Jul 25 11:38PM Read More
Gio Gonzalez - S
Gio Gonzalez held the Pirates to three runs (one earned) over five innings. Gonzalez struck out five without walking a batter. The Pirates scored all three of their runs in the sixth inning, when they racked up a trio of RBI singles. Gonzalez...
Jul 25 11:22PM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg (oblique) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment next week. Strasburg threw around 50 pitches in a simulated game on Friday and woke up Saturday with no abnormal soreness. It's not clear how many outings he'll make in the minors...
Jul 25 5:30PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (wrist) is in the Nationals' starting lineup Saturday night against the Pirates. It looked like Escobar suffered a serious hand or wrist injury on a couple of check swings Wednesday, but he only wound up missing two games. Escobar is batting cleanup and...
Jul 25 4:30PM Read More
Abel de los Santos - R
Nationals optioned RHP Abel de los Santos to Double-A Harrisburg. The 22-year-old right-hander appeared in just two games with the big league club, registering a 5.40 ERA, 1.80 WHIP and 3/1 K/BB ratio in 1 2/3 innings. He'll continue to...
Jul 25 3:23PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Nationals activated INF Anthony Rendon from the 15-day disabled list. Rendon had been on the shelf since June 24 with a strained left quad. He has appeared in just 18 games this season in between stints on the disabled list, slashing...
Jul 25 3:11PM Read More
Lucas Giolito - S
The Nationals have promoted top pitching prospect Lucas Giolito to Double-A Harrisburg. The 21-year-old right-hander posted a 2.71 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 86/20 K/BB ratio over 69 2/3 innings at High-A Potomac. Considered by many to be the top pitching prospect in...
Jul 25 1:21PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer gave up five runs in five innings in a no-decision against the Pirates on Friday. It was an out of character outing for Scherzer, who allowed seven hits, including three home runs. It was the first time he had allowed three home runs in a game since...
Jul 24 10:52PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond slugged a solo home run Friday against the Pirates. Desmond took Vance Worley deep to tie things up in the sixth before the Pirates eventually took the lead back. While the Nationals went on to lose the ballgame, it was...
Jul 24 10:52PM Read More
Clint Robinson - OF
Clint Robinson was a late scratch from the Nationals lineup on Friday due to illness. Matt den Dekker replaced him in the starting lineup and will hit eighth for the Nationals. Look for Robinson to return to action in a day or two.
Jul 24 7:33PM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg (oblique) threw around 50 pitches in a successful simulated game on Friday. As long as he wakes up Saturday without any issues, he should be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. He'll need one or two outings in the minors before he's ready...
Jul 24 5:31PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - 3B
Yunel Escobar (wrist) was able to take some swings in the batting cages on Friday and could be... He still needs another day or two before returning to the starting lineup, but should be able to do so before the end of the weekend. Dan Uggla is starting at second base...
Jul 24 5:29PM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
7/28Mia4:10 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
7/29Mia4:10 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
7/30Mia9:10 PT10:10 MT11:10 CT12:10 ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 MST11:10 EST11:40 VEN20:10 UAE11:10 CT
7/31NYM4:10 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
8/1NYM4:10 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
Last Results
DateOppFinal
7/26PitL 1-3
7/25PitW 9-3
7/24PitL 5-7
7/23PitL 3-7
7/22vs. NYMW 4-3
7/21vs. NYML 2-7
7/20vs. NYMW 7-2
7/19vs. LADL 0-5
7/18vs. LADL 2-4
7/17vs. LADW 5-3
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Scoreboard

Tue, Jul 28
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT MAS2/FSFL 
Washington (52-45, 24-26 Road)
Miami (41-58, 24-23 Home)
 Was: J. Zimmermann  (8-5, 3.30 ERA)
 Mia: J. Fernandez  (3-0, 2.77 ERA)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
B. Harper91309641022312764.330
Y. Escobar8633246107171530.322
D. Espinosa8729644751611029.253
W. Ramos762922971120941.243
I. Desmond9435644791711131.222

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
D. Storen101.0003802936.1441.73
M. Thornton101.000350024.1161.85
F. Rivero101.000160018.1191.96
M. Scherzer108.55620200143.01662.33
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