On Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals were able to even up the series with the New York Mets as Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 batters and the Nationals offense pounded Matt Harvey for five runs, as they were able to knock them off 7-4 at Nationals Park; Strasburg improved to a perfect 8-0 this season with the win.
On Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals announced their starting lineup for their second game of their series against the New York Mets; Stephen Strasburg will take the ball for Washington and will oppose another hard throwing pitcher in Mets starter Matt Harvey.
The Washington Nationals have waived 1B/OF/3B Tyler Moore, who is out of options with the club, with the intention of assigning him to the minors.
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross will not miss a start after getting drilled on the heel with a line drive on Sunday.
Bronson Arroyo, the veteran starter the Washington Nationals brought in to help round out their rotation, has been diganosed with a torn rotator cuff, which could spell the end of the 39 year-old's career.
The Washington Nationals are balancing their lineup with left-handed hitters this season after playing under .500 against right handed pitchers in 2015.
'Location, the little things I can tweak, those will all come. But I'm feeling strong and healthy," Nationals' releiver Jonathan Papelbon said after having a rough ninth inning against the Mets on Friday.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper wants to chance the atmosphere around the game of baseball. He says that it's a tired game, and that the culture needs to change to compete with other sports.
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos says he sees a maked improvement in his eyesight after undergoing LASIK surgery last week.
Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said that he wants to keep young right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg with the team beyond 2016 and hopes he'll re-sign with the team; Strasburg is a pending free agent in the winter and could command a very large contract.