Max Scherzer reached a big milestone with his 200th strikeout of the season. However, he couldn’t get a win.
Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings, Jayson Werth hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth and the Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1.
Alternately swinging away and exercising patience at the plate, the Washington Nationals came up with the right balance in snapping a season-high tying six game losing streak.
Madison Bumgarner homered and doubled, struck out 14 and pitched a three-hitter as the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 5-0 Sunday, the Nationals’ sixth straight loss.
Ian Desmond hit a monster home run that ranks right up there with the longest in the 16-year history of AT&T Park. It meant little in another discouraging defeat for the Washington Nationals.
Bryce Harper thought the Nationals put together better at bats than they have lately. Max Scherzer believes he discovered what went wrong.
Manager Matt Williams is considering lineup changes after the Washington Nationals managed just one run over three games.
Jordan Zimmermann kept the Nationals in the game, holding the Los Angeles Dodgers to one run in seven innings. He just happened to be pitching against Clayton Kershaw.
Joe Ross didn’t stick around long after a couple of mistake pitches to Yasiel Puig.
The Washington Nationals were able to string six hits together against Brett Anderson and come up with a five-run rally that blew the game open.