After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Doug Fister describes the secret behind his incredibly consistent play this season, offers advice for Stephen Strasburg, and gives up the Nats’ ultimate lofty goal for the year.
Stephen Strasburg can’t explain why he has struggled on the road this season.
Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.
Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg (6-6) was tagged for eight hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings.
In the wake of his college coach, mentor and childhood hero, Tony Gwynn’s death, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg decided to quit smokeless tobacco once and for all.
When Tony Gwynn died, baseball lost a star. Stephen Strasburg lost a former coach — and a man he calls “part of my family.”
For the second straight game, a Washington Nationals starter could have used one do-over. Both times, it was against Matt Adams.
Desmond had a career-high five RBIs and Stephen Strasburg won his third straight decision for the Nationals in their 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
After two months of mediocrity, perhaps the Washington Nationals have turned the page.