Nationals manager Matt Williams won’t announce his postseason rotation until Washington’s opponent is determined, though Jordan Zimmermann is definitely in his plans.
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.
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.
Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond has a discomforting thought for teams trying to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton.
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.
Gio Gonzalez threw six crisp innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Stephen Strasburg outpitched Jose Fernandez and the Nationals beat the Marlins 2-1 in a spring training game Saturday.