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The Washington Nationals have activated first baseman Adam LaRoche from the 15-day disabled list, and he is batting cleanup against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Ian Desmond came through with runners in scoring position for the Washington Nationals.
Josh Harrison shrugged it off when the Nationals intentionally walked the batter ahead of him in the lineup. Late in a tie game, Harrison had confidence facing Washington's ace.
Adam LaRoche rejoined the Nationals in Pittsburgh and plans to come off the DL for Sunday's series finale against the Pirates.
The bagel next to Charlie Morton's record is gone. All it took was a little tinkering with the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup, a familiar face at the back of the bullpen and a right-fielder who is quickly achieving cult status.
Struggling to locate his blazing sinker, Treinen endured some growing pains in a 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. The right-hander gave up two runs on 5 2/3 innings, striking out four and walking five, with both walks turning into Pittsburgh runs.
The Washington Nationals threw out a lineup Friday night that didn't include injured stars Ryan Zimmerman or Bryce Harper but did include four players hitting .192 or lower.
The injury-ravaged Nationals threw out a lineup that included four players hitting .192 or worse. Getting opportunities wasn't an issue. Taking advantage of them was another matter entirely. Washington stranded at least one runner in every inning.
Besides a solo home run by Ian Desmond, the Nationals couldn't get much going on offense in a 3-1 loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh.