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.
Gio Gonzalez homered in his first start for the second straight season and pitched three-hit ball to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-1 Wednesday night.
Gio Gonzalez was asked to answer some rapid fire superlative-themed questions, in an interview with Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier for 106.7 The Fan on Friday.
Gio Gonzalez was inches from a no-hitter and the Washington Nationals hit five home runs Monday night, including long balls by their first two batters, in a 9-0 rout of the New York Mets.
Wilson Ramos hit a three-run homer and Corey Brown also went deep to back Gio Gonzalez, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 Tuesday night.
Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond each hit a three-run homer, leading Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals to a 9-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.