Jordan Zimmermann earned his career-high 13th win in front of his family and Bryce Harper hit a home run in the Nationals’ 4-1 victory over Milwaukee on Friday.
Kyle Lohse tossed eight sharp innings on short rest and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday, shutting down Bryce Harper and Co. for the second night in a row.
Stephen Strasburg had hitters flailing at curveballs for seven scoreless innings Tuesday night, getting all eight of his strikeouts with the same pitch in a magnificent outing that was wasted when the Milwaukee Brewers scored off the Washington Nationals bullpen for a 4-0 victory.
Bryce Harper homered on his first swing since coming off the disabled list and his Washington Nationals teammates quickly joined in, beating the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 10-5 on Monday night.
In the long-term, Jean Segura could be a Brewers fixture at shortstop for the next few years.
A six-run fourth inning helped the Nationals easily beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-2 Monday, cutting their magic number for winning the NL East to five.
Gio Gonzalez became the majors’ first 20-game winner in 2012, and the first pitcher for a Washington baseball team with 200 strikeouts since Walter Johnson in 1916, taking a shutout into the sixth inning Saturday to help the Nationals close in on their first NL East title by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 10-4.
The Milwaukee Brewers’ longest skid of the season has ended, and so too, apparently, has the belief they can still contend for a playoff spot. It’s a different story for the Nationals.
According to Tim Brown from Yahoo! Sports, the first baseman has chosen to play for the Detroit Tigers after reaching nine year deal for $214 million. The Washington Nationals were thought to be the favorites to land Fielder
Milwaukee’s Zack Grienke stuck out 10 and hit the go-ahead home run as the Brewers send the Nationals limping home.