Stephen Strasburg got past a shaky start and pitched six innings to earn his first victory in nearly a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Sunday.
Gio Gonzalez won 21 games last year while helping the Washington Nationals possess the best ERA in the league on their way to the NL East title.
Ross Ohlendorf pitched neatly into the sixth inning, Ian Desmond had three hits and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Washington left fielder Bryce Harper didn’t stay around to see the Nationals lose to the Miami Marlins in extra innings on Saturday night.
Bryce Harper homered twice for the first time in his career and the first-place Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Miami Marlins 8-4 Wednesday night.
While the Washington Nationals said a recent argument between manager Davey Johnson and general manager Mike Rizzo was nothing more than “business as usual,” there’s no denying the team is struggling.
Anibal Sanchez allowed only an unearned run in seven innings to remain unbeaten in 19 starts against Washington, and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-1 Tuesday night to break the franchise record for victories in a month.
Ian Desmond hit a home run and had the game-winning sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win against the Florida Marlins on Saturday.
Michael Morse hit a three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Florida Marlins 6-4 Monday night.
John Buck hit a bases-loaded triple Wednesday night and the Florida Marlins came from behind to win for the second night in a row, this time erasing a four-run deficit to beat the Washington Nationals 7-4.