Stephen Strasburg moved one step closer to being ready for his opening day start by striking out eight Houston Astros Saturday night.
Gio Gonzalez pitched three scoreless innings before heading to join the United States team at the World Baseball Classic and the Washington Nationals lost to the Houston Astros 4-2 Thursday.
The Washington Nationals finally got a look at their new closer on Tuesday. They liked what they saw.
President Barack Obama teed it up with Tiger Woods on Sunday.
Michael Morse homered twice, Jordan Zimmermann matched his career high with 11 strikeouts and the Washington Nationals completed a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-0 victory Thursday night.
Danny Espinosa hit a two-run homer early, and his RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
The Houston Astros set a franchise record by hitting three triples in a five-run first inning, backing starter Bud Norris with a season-high 17 hits on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
John Lannan allowed two runs and two hits over five innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros 7-4 Monday.
Bud Norris and Lucas Harrell each pitched three hitless innings and Chris Johnson homered and the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Friday.
The Nationals lose their second in a row to the worst team in baseball falling 3-2 in 11 to the Houston Astros and seeing their slim playoff hopes disappear.