Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep.
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.
As the Washington Nationals try to continue a historic run in games pitched by Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Zimmerman might finally be healthy enough to help the cause.
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.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1.
The Marlins were thought to have an overabundance of good young pitching to start the season.
- 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.