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Washington Nationals

Stadium: Nationals Park | Manager: Matt Williams
Team RankingAVGRHRERA
Nationals.2515271073.06
NL East1st1st1st1st
National League 6th4th5th1st

Last Game

Wed, August 20
Nationals Park
TV: FSN Arizona
Arizona Diamondbacks
at
Washington Nationals
ARI2Final3WAS

Pitching

W: R. Soriano (3-1)
L:
E. Marshall (4-3)

Home Runs

ARI - E. Inciarte (3)  
WAS
- None

Schedule

Sun Aug 10
L 3 - 1at ATL
Recap
Tue Aug 12
W 7 - 1at NYM
Recap
Wed Aug 13
W 3 - 2at NYM
Recap
Thu Aug 14
W 4 - 1at NYM
Recap
Fri Aug 15
W 5 - 4PIT
Recap
Sat Aug 16
W 4 - 3PIT
Recap
Sun Aug 17
W 6 - 5PIT
Recap
Mon Aug 18
W 5 - 4ARI
Recap
Tue Aug 19
W 8 - 1ARI
Recap
Wed Aug 20
W 3 - 2ARI
Recap
4:05 pm EDT
Today
ARI
7:05 pm EDT
Fri Aug 22
MLB Network RegionalSF
4:05 pm EDT
Sat Aug 23
FOX Sports 1SF
1:35 pm EDT
Sun Aug 24
TBSSF
7:05 pm EDT
Mon Aug 25
at PHI
7:05 pm EDT
Tue Aug 26
at PHI
7:05 pm EDT
Wed Aug 27
at PHI
10:10 pm EDT
Fri Aug 29
at SEA
9:10 pm EDT
Sat Aug 30
at SEA
4:10 pm EDT
Sun Aug 31
at SEA

Standings

NL
East
CONF
W-L
Overall
W-L
Washington64-4472-53
Atlanta59-5166-61
Miami51-5863-63
New York51-6060-68
Philadelphia50-6056-71
1408588547
Rafael Soriano picks up win vs. Diamondbacks
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Nationals closer Rafael Soriano earned a win Wednesday, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning and striking out one in his team's 3-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Soriano (3-1) induced two fly balls for outs before striking out the last batter in the top of the ninth. He then watched the offense score a walkoff win with three singles in the bottom half of the inning. Soriano owns a 2.54 ERA and 46:15 K:BB ratio in 49 2/3 innings.

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Tanner Roark tosses seven scoreless innings Wednesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Nationals pitcher Tanner Roark didn't factor into the decision Wednesday despite giving up just five hits and one walk in seven scoreless innings while striking out two in his team's 3-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Roark watched his lead evaporate in the eighth inning, when the Diamondbacks clubbed a two-run home run to even the game. He owns a 2.80 ERA and 118:36 K:BB ratio in 160 2/3 innings. Roark's next test will come Monday against the Phillies.

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Steven Souza could begin rehab assignment Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Nationals outfielder Steven Souza said Wednesday that he could begin a rehab assignment as soon as Thursday, MLB.com reports.

"It's a matter of just how I feel," Souza said. "Kind of build of slowly and see how I feel from there."

Souza suffered a sprained AC joint after crashing into the outfield wall on Aug. 8 and was placed on the disabled list two days later. He went through a full hitting workout Wednesday and will hope to progress to a rehab assignment Thursday or soon after.

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Manager believes Ryan Zimmerman will return
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Nationals manager Matt Williams believes infielder Ryan Zimmerman will return this season, according to The Washington Post

Zimmerman is currently rehabbing after tearing his hamstring. When asked about when Zimmerman will return, Williams said "I don't know when but sometime in September." Over 195 at-bats, Zimmerman hit .282/.345/.456.

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Anthony Rendon set to sit for Nationals on Wednesday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Hot-hitting Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon is grabbing some pine Wednesday against Arizona in favor of Kevin Frandsen.

Rendon has been productive and consistent since late May. He has hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games and owns a .276/.332/.461 stat line on the year.

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2014 Team Leaders
AVGDenard Span , CF.302
HRIan Desmond , SS20
RBIIan Desmond , SS77
OBPAdam LaRoche , 1B.374
SLGAdam LaRoche , 1B.466
RAnthony Rendon , 3B88
SBDenard Span , CF26
WTanner Roark , SP12
ERATanner Roark , SP2.93
WHIPTanner Roark , SP1.10
KStephen Strasburg , SP198
SVRafael Soriano , RP29
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