Stephen Strasburg was left watching from the dugout two years ago when the Washington Nationals made their most recent trip to the playoffs.
The Marlins failed in their late comeback attempt and saw their fleeting playoff hopes come to an end.
Ryan Zimmerman had two hits, including an RBI triple, in his return to the lineup and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday night.
Adam LaRoche hit an early two-run homer to support Doug Fister and lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
- The Washington Nationals returned to a more familiar lineup and looked the part of a World Series contender again.
Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins is speaking out for the first time about the injury that ended his season, saying Thursday night that he’s recovering well from injuries caused by a fastball to the face.
Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Washington Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursday night.
The Miami Marlins have made it official; Giancarlo Stanton won’t play the rest of the season.
If the Washington Nationals’ last game was any indication, Matt Williams can’t afford to rest his regulars many more times if he wants to finish with the NL’s top record.
Injured Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton won’t play again in the majors this season because of last week’s beaning.