Jayson Werth’s homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday.
If the first of their many games without Ryan Zimmerman was an indication, the Washington Nationals might have some trouble getting back to their early season success. The injury-plagued Nationals, however, will get another three games against the slumping Miami Marlins, a team they swept last week, beginning Monday night.
Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee did his best to look on the bright side Thursday.
The Washington Nationals are proving that their offense can carry them on the rare occasions when a member of their star-studded pitching rotation has an off night.
Doug Fister struck out the first two batters he faced in his spring debut with Washington, and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 Sunday.
The Miami Marlins’ rough first inning certainly didn’t suggest they would eventually get the best of Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th and the Washington Nationals escaped a jam in the bottom of the inning to break a three-game losing streak by beating the Florida Marlins 3-2 Friday.