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Stephen Strasburg. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Strasburg Makes First Regular Season Appearance Versus Tigers

Stephen Strasburg will make his first regular season appearance against Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers, as the Nats try to keep the surge going after winning four of their last five games.


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Soriano Gives Up HR, Nationals Fall 3-2 to Dodgers

Andre Ethier homered off Rafael Soriano to lead off the ninth inning and the Nationals went 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position Friday night in a 3-2 defeat to the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals throws against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on July 12, 2013 in Miami, Florida.The Marlins defeated the Nationals 8-3. (Credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Early Runs Don’t Help Struggling Strasburg

The Washington Nationals gave Strasburg a three-run lead in the first inning, but the Miami Marlins responded with five in their half in route to an 8-3 win on Friday night.


Nationals pitcher Dan Haren. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rizzo Denies Interest in Trade for Pitcher, Makes Reference to Nats’ ‘Big Three’

Nats GM Mike Rizzo denied rumors that Washington’s looking to trade for a starting pitcher before the deadline, saying he’s confident Dan Haren will bounce back, and made maybe the first public reference to the team’s top three pitchers as “The Big Three.”


Stephen Strasburg. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Strasburg’s Gem Wasted; Brewers Top Nationals 4-0

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. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rays of Hope for Nats at Halfway Point of Regular Season

At the halfway point of the 2012 season, the surprising Nationals were 48-33 and led the second-place New York Mets by four and a half games in the National League East race.


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Strasburg Won’t Face Strict Pitch Limit in Return

The Washington Nationals will welcome Stephen Strasburg back from the 15-day disabled list Sunday afternoon when he pitches a Father’s Day rubber match against the Cleveland Indians.


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The Week in Sports

Here’s what you may have missed, or if you didn’t, what’s worth re-reading this week (June 3-7).


Stephen Strasburg has a discussion with Pitching Coach Steve McCatty before being removed from a game against the Atlanta Braves on May 31. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Strasburg, Injuries Overshadows All For Nats

There’s only two things to talk about with the Washington Nationals in reality. Stephen Strasburg and injuries. And they aren’t mutually exclusive.


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Nationals Officially Place Strasburg on DL with Lat Strain

Stephen Strasburg is getting a different type of shutdown, a stint on the disabled list because of a strained muscle in his back.