Washington Nationals

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Thu, Aug 11, 2022

1:55pm - Donovan Casey cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Rochester by the Nationals on Thursday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

10:16am - Tres Barrera went 1-for-3 with a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Cubs.

Wed, Aug 10, 2022

8:36pm - Mason Thompson was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

8:36pm - Mason Thompson was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

7:41pm - Josiah Gray didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Cubs, allowing two runs on seven hits over 6.1 innings. He struck out five without walking a batter.

7:41pm - Josiah Gray didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Cubs, allowing two runs on seven hits over 6.1 innings. He struck out five without walking a batter.

6:00pm - Luis Garcia was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Cubs due to right knee soreness, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

6:00pm - Luis Garcia was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Cubs due to right knee soreness, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

1:53pm - Luis Garcia was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Cubs for an undisclosed reason.

1:53pm - Luis Garcia was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Cubs for an undisclosed reason.

11:56am - Nelson Cruz (shoulder) isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Cubs, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

11:56am - Nelson Cruz (shoulder) isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Cubs, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

Tue, Aug 9, 2022

11:51pm - Carl Edwards Jr. picked up the save Tuesday, striking out three and giving up a hit and a walk in 1.1 innings of a 6-5 win over the Cubs.

11:51pm - Carl Edwards Jr. picked up the save Tuesday, striking out three and giving up a hit and a walk in 1.1 innings of a 6-5 win over the Cubs.

11:30pm - Paolo Espino allowed a run on six hits and a hit batsman while striking out five in five innings of a 6-5 win Tuesday against the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.

11:30pm - Paolo Espino allowed a run on six hits and a hit batsman while striking out five in five innings of a 6-5 win Tuesday against the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.

5:58pm - Patrick Corbin next scheduled start will be pushed back from Friday to Tuesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

5:58pm - Patrick Corbin next scheduled start will be pushed back from Friday to Tuesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

4:43pm - Victor Robles is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cubs.

4:43pm - Victor Robles is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cubs.

1:53pm - Donovan Casey Nationals designated Casey for assignment Tuesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

1:53pm - Donovan Casey Nationals designated Casey for assignment Tuesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

1:50pm - Jake McGee was claimed off waivers by the Nationals on Tuesday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.

1:50pm - Jake McGee was claimed off waivers by the Nationals on Tuesday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.

9:51am - Luke Voit went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Cubs.

9:51am - Luke Voit went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Cubs.

9:48am - Anibal Sanchez (0-5) took the loss Monday as the Nationals were downed 6-3 by the Cubs, giving up four runs on seven hits and two walks over five-plus innings. He struck out three.

9:48am - Anibal Sanchez (0-5) took the loss Monday as the Nationals were downed 6-3 by the Cubs, giving up four runs on seven hits and two walks over five-plus innings. He struck out three.

Mon, Aug 8, 2022

3:39pm - Ildemaro Vargas isn't in the lineup Monday against the Cubs.

3:39pm - Ildemaro Vargas isn't in the lineup Monday against the Cubs.

Sun, Aug 7, 2022

10:56pm - Cory Abbott (0-1) allowed seven runs on seven hits and five walks over 3.2 innings Sunday, striking out two and taking a loss against the Phillies.

10:56pm - Cory Abbott (0-1) allowed seven runs on seven hits and five walks over 3.2 innings Sunday, striking out two and taking a loss against the Phillies.

10:27pm - Cesar Hernandez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base in Sunday's 13-1 loss to Washington.

10:27pm - Cesar Hernandez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base in Sunday's 13-1 loss to Washington.

4:41pm - Alex Call Nationals claimed Call off waivers and optioned him to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

4:41pm - Alex Call Nationals claimed Call off waivers and optioned him to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

1:09pm - Lane Thomas will start in center field and bat leadoff in Sunday's game in Philadelphia.

1:09pm - Lane Thomas will start in center field and bat leadoff in Sunday's game in Philadelphia.

1:06pm - Josh Palacios will start in right field and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Phillies.

1:06pm - Josh Palacios will start in right field and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Phillies.

1:03pm - Ildemaro Vargas went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in Saturday's 11-5 loss to the Phillies.

1:03pm - Ildemaro Vargas went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in Saturday's 11-5 loss to the Phillies.

1:01pm - Luke Voit went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 11-5 loss to the Phillies.

1:01pm - Luke Voit went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 11-5 loss to the Phillies.

12:56pm - Mason Thompson Nationals recalled Thompson from Triple-A Rochester ahead of Sunday's game in Philadelphia, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.

12:56pm - Mason Thompson Nationals recalled Thompson from Triple-A Rochester ahead of Sunday's game in Philadelphia, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.

12:38pm - Maikel Franco is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Phillies.

12:38pm - Maikel Franco is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Phillies.

12:29pm - Victor Robles is out of the lineup for Sunday's game at Philadelphia.

12:29pm - Victor Robles is out of the lineup for Sunday's game at Philadelphia.

Sat, Aug 6, 2022

6:43pm - Erick Fedde (shoulder) threw another bullpen session Saturday, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.

6:43pm - Erick Fedde (shoulder) threw another bullpen session Saturday, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.

5:44pm - MacKenzie Gore (elbow) will begin playing catch at Nationals Park next Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

5:44pm - MacKenzie Gore (elbow) will begin playing catch at Nationals Park next Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

3:53pm - Luis Garcia is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Phillies.

3:53pm - Luis Garcia is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Phillies.

3:41pm - Nelson Cruz (neck) is back in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Phillies.

3:41pm - Nelson Cruz (neck) is back in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Phillies.

11:49am - Josiah Gray (7-8) took the loss Friday as the Nationals were downed 7-2 by the Phillies, surrendering six runs on five hits -- including four home runs -- and three walks over four innings. He struck out four.

11:49am - Josiah Gray (7-8) took the loss Friday as the Nationals were downed 7-2 by the Phillies, surrendering six runs on five hits -- including four home runs -- and three walks over four innings. He struck out four.

Fri, Aug 5, 2022

5:23pm - Tyler Clippard (groin) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

5:23pm - Tyler Clippard (groin) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

3:28pm - Maikel Franco is not in the lineup Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.

3:28pm - Maikel Franco is not in the lineup Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.

3:21pm - Josh Palacios is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.

3:21pm - Josh Palacios is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.

3:19pm - Nelson Cruz (neck) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.

3:19pm - Nelson Cruz (neck) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.

10:21am - Maikel Franco went 1-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base in Thursday's loss to the Phillies.

10:21am - Maikel Franco went 1-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base in Thursday's loss to the Phillies.

10:16am - Lane Thomas went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Phillies.

10:16am - Lane Thomas went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Phillies.

8:40am - Paolo Espino (0-4) allowed five earned runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out three across four innings to take the loss Thursday against the Phillies.

8:40am - Paolo Espino (0-4) allowed five earned runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out three across four innings to take the loss Thursday against the Phillies.

Thu, Aug 4, 2022

11:02pm - Connor Sadzeck signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals on Thursday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

11:02pm - Connor Sadzeck signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals on Thursday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

4:12pm - Josh Palacios will start in right field and bat seventh in Thursday's game against the Phillies.

4:12pm - Josh Palacios will start in right field and bat seventh in Thursday's game against the Phillies.

4:04pm - Luke Voit will start at first base and bat third in Thursday's game against the Phillies.

4:04pm - Luke Voit will start at first base and bat third in Thursday's game against the Phillies.

3:55pm - Nelson Cruz is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Phillies.

3:55pm - Nelson Cruz is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Phillies.

11:25am - Ildemaro Vargas went 4-for-4 with a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Mets.

11:25am - Ildemaro Vargas went 4-for-4 with a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Mets.

11:13am - Anibal Sanchez (0-4) took the loss against the Mets on Wednesday, allowing five runs (four earned) on five hits while striking out two and walking three over 4.1 innings.

11:13am - Anibal Sanchez (0-4) took the loss against the Mets on Wednesday, allowing five runs (four earned) on five hits while striking out two and walking three over 4.1 innings.

11:08am - Lane Thomas went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 9-5 loss against the Mets.

11:08am - Lane Thomas went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 9-5 loss against the Mets.

10:15am - Cory Abbott will stay in the rotation and start Sunday's game in Philadelphia.

10:15am - Cory Abbott will stay in the rotation and start Sunday's game in Philadelphia.

Wed, Aug 3, 2022

1:30pm - Maikel Franco isn't starting Wednesday against the Mets.

1:30pm - Maikel Franco isn't starting Wednesday against the Mets.

1:28pm - Luke Voit isn't starting Wednesday against the Mets.

1:28pm - Luke Voit isn't starting Wednesday against the Mets.

1:07pm - Cesar Hernandez is expected to lose his starting job at second base once the Nationals call up CJ Abrams, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

1:07pm - Cesar Hernandez is expected to lose his starting job at second base once the Nationals call up CJ Abrams, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

9:56am - Cory Abbott did not factor into the decision Tuesday against the Mets, allowing no runs on two hits while striking out three and walking two over five innings.

9:56am - Cory Abbott did not factor into the decision Tuesday against the Mets, allowing no runs on two hits while striking out three and walking two over five innings.

9:43am - Yadiel Hernandez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Mets.

9:43am - Yadiel Hernandez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Mets.

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