Wisler allowed one hit over 5 1/3 scoreless inning as the Braves finally broke their skid against the Nationals, winning, 4-1, in a game delayed over two hours by rain.
The right-handed reliever struck out two batters and walked one Wednesday night, nearly three weeks after he was placed on the disabled list with a right bicep strain.
Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
Excessive pitching, especially at the youth levels, has become a concern to Major League Baseball, which is trying to implement programs designed to limit arm and shoulder injuries that arise later in a player’s career.
At a time when professional sports leagues are contemplating embracing sports betting, Rose, who recent evidence shows bet on baseball while he was a player/manager, should still be on the outside looking in.
Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
An emotional Ryne Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the major leagues.
A little more than three weeks after making his season debut, Rendon was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, this time with what the team said is a strained left quadriceps muscle.
Four months ago, the idea that Robinson would become a fixture on a major league roster was improbable at best. Now, he’s emerged as an important piece for Washington.
Fister threw seven scoreless innings, continuing a torrid stretch for Washington starters. The Nationals won, 7-0, and swept the Braves.
Harper came down with a cramp in his right leg Wednesday night, while Rendon has been playing with soreness in his left quadriceps muscle.
Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.