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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
Sammy Solis - R
Sammy Solis (shoulder) threw off flat ground Wednesday. Solis hit the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 18 with left shoulder inflammation. Given that he's still not throwing off a mound, it appears unlikely he'll be back...
May 27 6:32PM Read More
Doug Fister - S
Doug Fister (elbow) will resume a throwing program on Wednesday. He'll first play catch from 60 feet before progressing to long-toss and then a bullpen session. The Nationals aren't setting a timetable for his return, but obviously...
May 27 11:03AM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth is still having trouble rotating his ailing left wrist. Therefore, he has obviously yet to be cleared to resume swinging a bat and it's unclear when that might happen. "They’re treating him aggressively like they have...
May 27 10:59AM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann pitched well in a no-decision, yielding one run in seven innings of work as... Zimmermann allowed six hits and three walks while striking out five. His only big mistake resulted in a Dexter Fowler home run in the first inning. All five of the...
May 26 10:05PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper belted his 17th home run of the season in a losing effort against the Cubs on... Harper tied the game at 1-1 with his seventh-inning blast off of starter Kyle Hendricks. The phenom has homered 12 times in the month of May. Along with 17 round-trippers...
May 26 10:00PM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon (knee, oblique) played three innings Tuesday in a simulated game. Rendon even stole third base at one point in the game, which manager Matt Williams took as a sign that he's finally "uninhibited" by his oblique and knee injuries....
May 26 5:32PM Read More
Tanner Roark - R
In his first start back in the Nationals' rotation, Tanner Roark fired five innings of one-run... Taking the place of the injured Doug Fister (forearm) in the rotation, Roark held the Cubs to three hits and one walk while striking out three. He threw 66 pitches, which is...
May 25 5:11PM Read More
Drew Storen - R
Drew Storen struck out one batter in a scoreless ninth inning Monday against the Cubs for his... Storen began the ninth inning by hitting Kris Bryant with a pitch -- it was originally ruled as a check swing, but overturned on replay -- but he was able to retire the...
May 25 5:10PM Read More
Wilson Ramos - C
Wilson Ramos launched a go-ahead solo home run against the Cubs on Monday. His sixth-inning blast off Justin Grimm ended up being the difference in the ballgame. After hitting just one home run over his first 31 games this season, Ramos has gone...
May 25 5:09PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span smacked a leadoff homer Monday against the Cubs. It was the fourth leadoff homer of his career. He already has four home runs through 27 games this season after amassing five all of last year. His career-high is eight,...
May 25 5:08PM Read More
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
Next Games
DateOppTime
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
5/31Cin10:10 PT11:10 MT12:10 CT1:10 ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 MST12:10 EST12:40 VEN21:10 UAE12:10 CT
6/1vs. Tor4:05 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
Last Results
DateOppFinal
5/26ChCL 2-3
5/25ChCW 2-1
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
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Scoreboard

Wed, May 27
Top 5th123 456 789 RHE
Washington0001     130
Chi Cubs0000     041
Pitcher:Jon Lester 4.0 IP, 0 ER, 7 K
At Bat:Max Scherzer 0-1
On Deck:Denard Span 1-2
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Bryce Harper461544051911742.331
Yunel Escobar42162255151214.315
Wilson Ramos37140133960321.279
Ian Desmond461822445140414.247
Ryan Zimmerman461722040111532.233

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Casey Janssen00-2001.210.00
Clint Robinson00-1001.010.00
Craig Stammen00-5004.030.00
Drew Storen101.0002101520.1260.89
Max Scherzer53.62599064.2721.67
Matt Grace21.667150012.0102.25
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