Denard Span is headed back to the disabled list, and this time possibly for the rest of the season.
Werth and Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday night.
Upton homered twice and had three RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run double and the San Diego Padres held on to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Wednesday night.
Strasburg allowed two hits over six innings, Zimmerman hit a grand slam and the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 for their third straight victory.
Span was reinstated to the Nationals’ active roster on Tuesday afternoon after missing 40 games with what the team called “back tightness,” giving the team its full lineup for only the third time this season.
ESPN has suspended baseball analyst Curt Schilling over a controversial meme he endorsed Tuesday.
Ripken was in “serious” discussions to replace Davey Johnson prior to last season, when the Nationals ultimately tabbed Matt Williams to lead the team, but he would have encountered many of the same issues Williams has.
Rendon and Ramos each went deep, and Danny Espinosa had a three-run, go-ahead double in the third inning as the Nationals claimed the series against the Brewers with a 9-5 victory on Sunday.
Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon had particularly strong weekends in the Nationals’ series with the Brewers, and the potential start of their resurgence could help the team make its playoff push.
Joe Ross allowed one run in seven innings, and the Nationals, who had lost eight of their last 10 games, beat the Brewers, 6-1, on Saturday night.
Turner, considered the No. 2 prospect in the Nationals’ organization, was called up in a surprising move Friday afternoon and could make his debut as soon as Friday against the Brewers.
Growing up, Mike Fiers remembers watching Nolan Ryan throw no-hitter after no-hitter.