Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 in 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond homered, leading the Nationals past the Miami Marlins 7-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep.
Ian Desmond’s inside-the-park homer was overturned on replay review and changed to a ground-rule double in the fifth inning of Washington’s game against Atlanta on Friday.
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The Washington Nationals have signed short stop Ian Desmond to a 2-year, $17.5 million deal, Bill Ladson of MLB.com reports.
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.
Ross Ohlendorf pitched neatly into the sixth inning, Ian Desmond had three hits and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Today is the final day for Nationals fans to vote Ian Desmond into the 2013 MLB All-Star Game. Voting ends at 4 p.m. on Thursday, and has been extended to Twitter, with votes using the hashtag #DesiIn13 counting towards the final tally.
Ian Desmond will need a push from Nationals fans if he wants to join teammates Jordan Zimmermann and Bryce Harper in New York for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.
Bryce Harper didn’t give himself the best introduction to national media as a teenager, but 3 years after being drafted by the Nationals, he’s come a long way in representing his teammates, his city, and himself admirably on the national stage.
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.