Michael Taylor #3 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Strong Scherzer Start Not Enough For Nats

Max Scherzer reached a big milestone with his 200th strikeout of the season. However, he couldn’t get a win.


Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at AT&T Park on August 13, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Strasburg Suffers First Loss to Giants as Nationals Lose 3-1

Manager Matt Williams is considering lineup changes after the Washington Nationals managed just one run over three games.


Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals strikes out in front of Yasmani Grandal #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to end the game inning at Dodger Stadium on August 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nationals Lose 3-0 to Dodgers in 2nd Straight Shutout

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 pitches

Joe Ross Chased Early in Nationals’ 5-0 Loss to Dodgers

Joe Ross didn’t stick around long after a couple of mistake pitches to Yasiel Puig.


Addison Russell

Russell Double Gives Cubs 3-2 Win Over Nationals

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.


Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on May 25, 2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Roark, Ramos Lead Nationals Past Cubs 2-1

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 #11 of the Washington Nationals has chocolate sauce dumped on him by teammate Max Scherzer #31 after hitting a two run walk-off home run in the tenth inning against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals won, 8-6. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s HR off Miller in 10th Leads Nats Past Yanks 8-6

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 #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park May 17, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Strasburg Beats Hometown Padres Again, Harper Homers

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 #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off home run in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on May 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals won, 8-6. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Harper Homers in 9th, His 6th HR in 3 Games; Nats Top Braves

Bryce Harper stood at the plate with one more unexpected chance to keep his home-run streak going.


Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the fourth inning on May 2, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Outpitches Niese as Nationals Edge Mets 1-0

Gio Gonzalez chuckled when asked to explain his success at Citi Field.