Stephen Strasburg could be available to pitch in relief Tuesday night, Matt Williams said, with the Nationals facing playoff elimination entering Game 4 of their NLDS matchup against the San Francisco Giants.
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Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Washington Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursday night.
Stalking off the mound, Gio Gonzalez slammed the ball hard into Matt Williams’ hand without a word.
Adam LaRoche homered twice, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
Zack Wheeler allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings to win his fourth consecutive decision, and Daniel Murphy’s two-run single helped the New York Mets beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday.
The Washington Nationals activated left-hander Gio Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and optioned left-hander Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.
The Washington Nationals have placed left-hander Gio Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his pitching shoulder and recalled righty Ryan Mattheus from Triple-A Syracuse.
Derek Norris hit a pair of three-run home runs to back Scott Kazmir’s fifth win and the Oakland Athletics beat the Washington Nationals 9-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.
Roberto Hernandez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1-3 innings, outdueling Gio Gonzalez and leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the Washington Nationals 1-0 Sunday.