Max Scherzer reached a big milestone with his 200th strikeout of the season. However, he couldn’t get a win.
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.
Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.
Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller, who hadn’t allowed a run this season, lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on Tuesday night.
Stephen Strasburg rebounded from a rough start to beat his hometown San Diego Padres for the fourth straight time, and Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa hit three-run homers to power Washington to a 10-5 victory Sunday.
Bryce Harper stood at the plate with one more unexpected chance to keep his home-run streak going.
Gio Gonzalez chuckled when asked to explain his success at Citi Field.