ST. LOUIS — Davey Johnson has set his rotation for the rest of the regular season, opting to give the final start of the year to Gio Gonzalez instead of rookie Tanner Roark.
Bryce Harper provided hit his 20th home run and Gio Gonzalez posted a solid start as the Nats beat the Marlins, 3-2. They remain five games back in the Wild Card race.
After losing last night to Atlanta, and watching the Reds pull one out in extra innings over the Astros, the Nationals enter this four-game series against the Marlins with an extra dose of pressur
For the second time in six days, the Nationals have scratched Stephen Strasburg from his scheduled start, concerned enough about lingering forearm tightness to allow him to take the mound.