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Topic - Jayson Werth
Jayson Werth was out of the Nationals' lineup Tuesday night, but the veteran right fielder doesn't believe his ankle sprain is serious.
Playing without a healthy Ryan Zimmerman or Jayson Werth, the Nationals were shut out by the Marlins on Tuesday, continuing their sudden slide.
After Rafael Soriano gave up 4 runs in the bottom of the 9th, the Nationals must find a way to regroup Tuesday and not let this loss carry over.
After amassing a 6-0 lead, the Nationals crumbled in Miami on their way to a 7-6 walk-off loss to the Marlins. Details here from CSN Insider Mark Zuckerman.
Jayson Werth sprained his right ankle on an awkward slide Monday night, but the Nationals right fielder hopes to play Tuesday.
Strasburg (7-8) settled in after a shaky start, giving up four runs — three of which were in the first — and nine hits over 5 1/3 innings.
With a depleted lineup, Washington missed out on a sweep of the Rockies Wednesday afternoon in Denver. Read more here.
Players piled out of the dugout and Jayson Werth raced off second base, his arm raised triumphantly in the air. The Nats (53-43) remained percentage points ahead of the Atlanta Braves (54-44) for first place in the NL East.
Jayson Werth's double scored Anthony Rendon from first base, thanks to good advance scouting by the Nationals, to produce a 5-4 win over Milwaukee.
After struggling at the plate in June, Jayson Werth has been scorching-hot in July. That and more on this week's Nationals Stock Watch.
It's no surprise Jayson Werth is starting to heat up with the second half of the 2014 season around the corner.
An offensive explosion and a quality start helped Washington trounce Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, 10-3, and roll into the All-Star break. More here.
Ryan Zimmerman's go-ahead single in the 10th inning had the Nationals celebrating on the field. And the team also found out on Saturday that right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, who had Tommy John surgery in August 2009, doesn't have structural damage to his throwing shoulder or elbow now.
Werth homered and drove in four runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Ryan Zimmerman's clutch single in the 10th gave the Nationals the win and kept pace with the Braves in the NL East.
"It was a lot sorer than I thought it was going to be," he said. "That's why I said last night we'll know more in the morning. I wasn't expecting it to be as swollen and as sore. That's probably why I'm not playing. If it wasn't as bad, I'd probably be playing."
"I think it's minor," he said Tuesday afternoon.