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Adam LaRoche was back in the Nationals' lineup Wednesday, confident his lingering back issue won't be a long-term problem.

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8/27Phi4:05 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
8/29Sea7:10 PT8:10 MT9:10 CT10:10 ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 MST9:10 EST9:40 VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 CT
8/30Sea6:10 PT7:10 MT8:10 CT9:10 ET21:10 ET1:10 GMT9:10 6:10 MST8:10 EST8:40 VEN5:10 UAE (+1)8:10 CT
8/31Sea1:10 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
9/1LAD5:10 PT6:10 MT7:10 CT8:10 ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 MST7:10 EST7:40 VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 CT
Last Results
8/26PhiL 3-4
8/25PhiL 2-3
8/24vs. SFW 14-6
8/23vs. SFW 6-2
8/22vs. SFL 3-10
8/21vs. AriW 1-0
8/20vs. AriW 3-2
8/19vs. AriW 8-1
8/18vs. AriW 5-4
8/17vs. PitW 6-5
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Injury Report

8/10S. Souza Jr.Left shoulder contusion (on 15-day DL)
8/9J. Werthshoulder (day-to-day)
8/5T. JordanRight elbow soreness (on 60-day DL)
8/2N. McLouthRight shoulder surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
7/28J. WerthLeft game - Left leg injury (day-to-day)
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Wed, Aug 27
Final123 456 789 RHE
  W: K. Kendrick (7-11)   L: D. Fister (12-5)
  Was HR: D. Span (2)
  Phi HR: J. Rollins (17) M. Byrd (24) G. Sizemore (2)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Denard Span12250978151347127.297
Jayson Werth122449701293001370.287
Anthony Rendon127514941423161769.276
Adam LaRoche114403611071901969.266
Asdrubal Cabrera119455661142731251.251
Ian Desmond128493571221922179.247

Xavier Cedeno00-3003.110.00
Ryan Mattheus00-4005.220.00
Drew Storen21.667500143.0341.47
Tyler Clippard73.700610157.1701.88
Matt Thornton13.250540032.0241.97
Blake Treinen13.250115038.1232.35
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