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Nationals left-hander Nick Lee diagnosed with non-displaced fracture in elbow
March 7th, 2017 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nick Lee has a non-displaced fracture in his left elbow. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - When Nick Lee signaled to the Nationals dugout at Roger Dean Stadium for medical attention in the ninth inning of an exhibition loss to the Cardinals on Saturday, the team feared the worst....

Stephen Strasburg to make Spring debut Friday, while Max Scherzer progresses
March 2nd, 2017 at 3:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Stephen Strasburg will pitch on Friday. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Nationals' lineup is one of the deepest in baseball and its bullpen, though it doesn't have a clear closer yet, is formidable with the recent addition of Joe Blanton. But the 2017 Nationals...

Max Scherzer played catch with regular grip, but is not yet pain-free
February 21st, 2017 at 10:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Pitcher Max Scherzer has been using a modified grip to throw this spring, but is not yet pain-free. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? Max Scherzer played catch with his normal, two-fingered fastball grip for a little bit on Monday. The knuckle at the base of his...

Max Scherzer’s knuckle injury might keep him from being ready for Opening Day
February 16th, 2017 at 4:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The knuckle at the base of Max Scherzer's right ring finger became the most analyzed joint in the Washington Nationals' clubhouse on Thursday, knocking Stephen Strasburg's right elbow out of its familiar spotlight, and delivering an unexpected blow to the early-season stability of the Nationals' rotation. The most recent MRI...

Max Scherzer says knuckle injury might keep him from being ready for Opening Day
February 16th, 2017 at 1:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Max Scherzer says a now-healed knuckle injury might keep him on the shelf for Opening Day. This story will be updated. Max Scherzer would not commit to being ready for opening day. Knuckle is healed, but still has symptoms. Played catch today. â?? Chelsea ... Read Original Post at ...