Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals try to stay red-hot this afternoon against Cole Hamels and the Phillies. Get live updates on Nats Insider!
Max Scherzer did it all Friday night, using his arm, his bat and his legs to lead the Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Phillies.
Max Scherzer pitched another gem against the Phillies, tossing eight innings of one-run ball. Not to be left out, Bryce Harper homered off Sean O'Sullivan once again.

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Injury Report

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)
4/27M. ScherzerSprained right thumb (day-to-day)
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Nationals - Team News
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper blasted his 16th home run of the season on Friday, powering the Nationals to a 2-1... Harper victimized Sean O'Sullivan for the solo blast in the second inning, the third time that he's taken the young right-hander deep this season. He is in a class of his...
May 22 10:06PM Read More
Drew Storen - R
Drew Storen worked a scoreless ninth inning on Friday, preserving a one-run advantage against... He did allow a pair of hits which put the game, and Max Scherzer's win, in jeopardy, but was able to battle back with a fly ball and a strikeout to end the evening. He has...
May 22 10:02PM Read More
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer fired eight innings of one-run ball against the Phillies on Friday, picking up his... The All-Star right-hander allowed just four hits and a walk while striking out six. He has been everything that the Nationals had hoped for when inking him to his massive...
May 22 10:00PM Read More
Tanner Roark - S
Tanner Roark is expected to start either on Monday or Tuesday against the Cubs. With Doug Fister (elbow) out indefinitely, it appears the Nationals are ready to move Roark back into the rotation. He hasn't pitched in five days, but he faced hitters on...
May 22 4:25PM Read More
Casey Janssen - R
Nationals activated RHP Casey Janssen from the 15-day disabled list. Janssen has been out all season while battling a shoulder issue. He figures to be eased back into things initially but should eventually find himself as one of the main...
May 22 2:27PM Read More
Sammy Solis - R
Nationals placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 18, with left... Solis has had shoulder issues in the past, so hopefully this isn't anything serious. Casey Janssen (shoulder) has been activated from the DL to take Solis' spot in the...
May 22 2:25PM Read More
Rafael Soriano - R
Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports that the Cubs are considering adding Rafael Soriano to... The 35-year-old right-hander is still looking for work after posting a 3.19 ERA and 59/19 K/BB ratio while saving 32 games for the Nationals in 2014. He worked with Cubs...
May 21 10:56PM Read More
Felipe Rivero - R
Nationals activated LHP Felipe Rivero from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A... Rivero was placed on the disabled list about a month ago due to gastrointestinal bleeding. The 23-year-old struggled in his lone appearance with Triple-A Buffalo during a...
May 21 4:45PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings of two-run ball to defeat the Yankees on Wednesday. Matt Grace and Drew Storen finished up the 3-2 victory. Zimmermann struck out six and walked one. The Nationals have won each of his last five starts, with Zimmermann going...
May 20 10:28PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond homered in a second straight game Wednesday against the Yankees. Desmond is 8-for-22 with five RBI and six runs scored over his last five games. He's also attempted two steals after trying just one in his first 36 games of the year. He...
May 20 10:25PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper was ejected from Wednesday's game against the Yankees for arguing balls and... This one wasn't even a called third strike, as Harper was tossed by home plate umpire Marvin Hudson on a first-pitch strike. The ejection was Harper's second in the past...
May 20 7:55PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon (knee, oblique) hit in a cage and took some grounders with the Nationals on... Rendon was placed on the disabled list before Opening Day with a sprained MCL in his left knee and he suffered a strained oblique in early May while rehabbing that knee...
May 20 4:37PM Read More
Matt Skole - 3B
Nationals third base prospect Matt Skole corked two homers Tuesday for Double-A Harrisburg. Skole entered Tuesday's action with just one hit in his previous six games. He hadn't homered twice in a game since 2012 when he was playing for Low-A Hagerstown. Aside from...
May 20 2:44PM Read More
Gio Gonzalez - S
Gio Gonzalez was hit around for six runs in five innings against the Yankees, but took a... Gonzalez issued a pair of walks and gave up four hits as the Yankees scored four times in the fourth inning. He also served up a two-run home run to Mark Teixeira in the...
May 19 11:13PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper went 1-for-4 with a walk and a solo home run in Tuesday's 10-inning win against... Harper wasted no time getting home run number 15, clubbing a Nathan Eovaldi offering to right-center in the first inning. The 22-year-old has 10 home runs and 23 RBI since...
May 19 11:01PM Read More
Next Games
5/23vs. Phi1:05 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
5/24vs. 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
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
Last Results
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
5/12AriL 6-14
5/11AriW 11-1
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1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT TCN/MASN 
Philadelphia (18-26, 6-16 Road)
Washington (25-17, 13-6 Home)
 Phi: C. Hamels  (4-3, 3.24 ERA)
 Was: S. Strasburg  (3-4, 5.98 ERA)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Bryce Harper421403847811639.336
Yunel Escobar38148244840214.324
Wilson Ramos34129123860220.295
Ian Desmond421672441120413.246
Ryan Zimmerman421582038101531.241

Clint Robinson00-1001.010.00
Craig Stammen00-5004.030.00
Drew Storen101.0001901318.1230.98
Max Scherzer53.62599064.2721.67
Matt Grace201.000130010.292.53
Matt Thornton00-160010.172.61
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