Scherzer allowed just one run over eight innings, then sprinted home from first base on a double to score the go-ahead run in sixth inning. Washington won its sixth consecutive game, 2-1.
Scherzer only allowed one run and four hits over eight sparkling innings as Washington downed Philadelphia, 2-1, to win its sixth consecutive game.
Smith pitched with a mixture of rosin and sunscreen on his right forearm Thursday night. He plans to appeal the suspension.
With Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list, Roark is in line to start either Monday or Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs.
Janssen missed the first 41 games of the season with rotator cuff tendinitis in his right shoulder. He filled a spot vacated by Sammy Solis, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.
Bryce Harper has long since grown accustomed to the towering home runs, the frequent trots around the bases, the hordes of reporters waiting at his locker after every game.
The Orioles hold a controlling interest in the regional cable network, which also televises the Nationals’ games, and the Nationals have been seeking greater income from the Orioles and the network.
Stammen will not pitch again this season, but he has attended every home game since undergoing surgery last month, serving as an important source of advice and encouragement for a young Nationals’ bullpen.
Letterman, the late-night talk show host whose final show was broadcast Wednesday night, is a huge sports fan — and two of his frequent guests, Harmon Killebrew and Artie Donovan, were local sports legends.
Playing most of the game without their manager and hot-hitting young star, the Washington Nationals squeaked out a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
An argument with home plate umpire Marvin Hudson in the third inning resulted in the ejection of Washington’s manager, and it’s hot-hitting star.
Zimmerman’s two-run homer in the 10th inning Tuesday was the 10th of his career, placing him in elite clutch-hitting history.