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.
The tensions of the Nats’s underwhelming season reached a boiling point last night when Gio and Werth erupted in a heated argument in the dugout, and Davey Johnson says “it just shows everybody that we still got a pulse.”
Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to help lift the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
Alex Avila and Torii Hunter hit homers in a five-run second inning and the Detroit Tigers scored five more runs in the fourth inning of an 11-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.