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Washington Nationals’ lineup for finale with the San Diego Padres in Petco Park…

Washington's offense came up short in what ended up a 3-1 loss in San Diego last night. Will the Nationals bounce back this afternoon?

Scherzer Downplays Latest Injury, Baker Preaches Caution

Max Scherzer can laugh at his latest injury because he knows how it happened, how it will be treated, and perhaps when he will be back.

Nationals’ Owner Mark Lerner Has Leg Amputated

Nationals skipper Dusty Baker doubles down on his desire to win a World Series for this ownership group.

Gio Gonzalez is quietly having a Cy Young-worthy season

Looking at the WAR leaders among all-players in the National League on Baseball-Reference, I was almost taken aback as to who ranks in the top three. Number one is the currently injured ace of the Wash

Daniel Murphy a late scratch from Nationals’ lineup: Dusty Baker on resting Murphy…

Daniel Murphy was penciled in as the Nationals' second baseman and No. 3 hitter originally last night, but he was scratched before the start of the third of four with the Padres.

Washington Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg talks taking a step back to get two steps forward…

Stephen Strasburg made one mistake early, then settled in and dominated the Padres in his return to the Nationals' rotation.

Washington Nationals drop 3-1 decision to San Diego Padres: Stephen Strasburg solid, but Nats’ offense struggles to produce…

Stephen Strasburg put together a solid start, but the Nationals' offense couldn't get much done against Travis Wood or the Padres' bullpen. 3-1 final in Petco Park.

Ryan Madson isn’t seeing progress in his sprained finger

Madson felt pain in the finger when he played catch Saturday.

Nationals activate Stephen Strasburg for Saturday start

Strasburg will make his first start since July 23.

Washington Nationals’ lineup for the third of four with the San Diego Padres…

Dusty Baker and the Nationals put together a full team effort on Friday night, now they get Stephen Strasburg back for the third of four with the Padres in Petco.

Journeyman Edwin Jackson is providing stability in Washington Nationals’ rotation

Edwin Jackson has proven to be a valuable pick-up for the Nationals.

Nationals ace Max Scherzer placed on DL with neck inflammation

Less than a month after he pulled himself from a start with a similar ailment, the right-hander tells the club he can't go in San Diego.

Matt Grace comes up big for Nationals; Max Scherzer lands on 10-Day DL with left neck inflammation…

Dusty Baker turned to Matt Grace was Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start vs the Padres, and the Nats' lefty came up big in Petco Park.

Washington Nationals 7-1 over San Diego Padres: Nats piece together start after Max Scherzer scratched…

Matt Grace gave the Nationals more than they could ask for filling in for Max Scherzer, and Washington made it two in a row over the San Diego Padres in Petco Park, 7-1 final.

Ryan Madson will test his sprained finger on Saturday

Madson is on the disabled list with a sprained right index finger