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.
Nats GM Mike Rizzo denied rumors that Washington’s looking to trade for a starting pitcher before the deadline, saying he’s confident Dan Haren will bounce back, and made maybe the first public reference to the team’s top three pitchers as “The Big Three.”
Adam LaRoche hit a three-run homer and Gio Gonzalez won for the first time since May 5 as the Nationals defeated the Diamondbacks 7-5 Tuesday night.
Ian Desmond hit a grand slam in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep.
Here’s what you may have missed, or if you didn’t, what’s worth re-reading this week (June 3-7).
Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and others could face up to a 100 game suspension for their ties to a Miami area clinic that allegedly supplied performance enhancing drugs to players.
Jason Hammel held the Nationals to two runs in his longest start of the season and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 Monday.
Alfonso Soriano scored the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning on a throwing error by catcher Kurt Suzuki, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Sunday.