6:38 AM EDT, Sat July 22, 2017

Fantasy Update

3 hours ago
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
The D-backs open the game with home runs from David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and Jake Lamb off Washington ace Max Scherzer.
13 hours ago
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels were fortunate to miss National League All-Star starter Max Scherzer when the Washington Nationals came to town for a two-game series.
Jul 19, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Washington Nationals boast a pair of aces, Max Scherzer and Steven Strasburg, who are a combined 21-8 this season.

Revamped lineup thriving as Diamondbacks host Nationals (Jul 22, 2017)

PHOENIX -- Defending National League Cy Young winner Max Scherzer took a punch to the face Friday. It did not sit well.
Federal Baseball 3 hours ago
Max Scherzer gets punched in the face by back-to-back-to-back homers in D-Backs’ first...

Max Scherzer gets punched in the face by back-to-back-to-back homers in D-Backs’ first...

Max Scherzer gave three straight home runs to start his outing in Arizona, and surrendered five runs in the first two innings of his five-inning outing... Friday night in Chase Field, Max Scherzer took the mound and gave up three straight home runs to the first three batters he faced, one each by David Peralta, A.J. Pollock, and Jake Lamb, and the D-Backs added a run on a two-out RBI single as they jumped out to a 4-0 lead in a 37-pitch first. “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a game starting off with three homers, and I’m sure Max hadn’t seen it either...” - Dusty Baker on Max...
Washington Times 5 hours ago

Arizona starts with 3 homers, finishes 6-5 win in the 9th

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks opened the game with three straight home runs off Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer and ended it with Brandon Drury's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 6-5 victory Friday night. The home runs by David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and ...
HIGHLIGHTS: D-backs go back to back to back off Max Scherzer

HIGHLIGHTS: D-backs go back to back to back off Max Scherzer

The D-backs open the game with home runs from David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and Jake Lamb off Washington ace Max Scherzer.
Federal Baseball 5 hours ago
Washington Nationals lose 6-5 to Arizona Diamondbacks on walk-off single by Brandon Drury...

Washington Nationals lose 6-5 to Arizona Diamondbacks on walk-off single by Brandon Drury...

Washington fell behind 5-0 early in the series opener in Arizona, but the Nationals rallied to tie it at 5-5 in the eighth, before losing it on a walk-off single by Brandon Drury in the ninth... Max Scherzer gave up four runs total and just one home run in the first innings of his first 19 starts of 2017 before tonight. In the home-half of the first in Arizona, Scherzer gave up three solo home runs to the first three batters he faced in the Nationals’ series opener with the Diamondbacks in Chase Field. The D-Backs added a fourth run on a two-out RBI single in what ended up a 37-pitch...
Talk Nats 9 hours ago

Game #95 Scherzer gets series opener in Arizona

Even coming off of the All-Star break with 4 days off for most players, there were five Nationals’ All-Stars who could use some extra days off like Max Scherzer who gets to pitch tonight with an extra day off. Scherzer … The post Game #95 Scherzer gets series opener in Arizona appeared first on TalkNats.com.
Federal Baseball 12 hours ago
Washington Nationals’ lineup for series opener with Arizona: Max Scherzer vs the D-Backs...

Washington Nationals’ lineup for series opener with Arizona: Max Scherzer vs the D-Backs...

Max Scherzer takes the mound tonight in Chase Field in the first game of this weekend’s three-game series with the D-Backs... Heading into tonight’s outing in Arizona, Max Scherzer, a 2006 Diamondbacks’ first-round pick, who was traded to the Detroit Tigers in a three-team deal with the New York Yankees in ‘09, is (5-0) in six starts against his former team, five of them since signing with the Washington Nationals in 2015. Scherzer starts the night with a 2.41 ERA, 11 walks (2.41 BB/9), 55 Ks (12.07 K/9) and a .171/.234/.315 line against 41 innings vs the D-Backs. When he faced the...
Preview: D-backs vs. Nationals, 6 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

Preview: D-backs vs. Nationals, 6 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

D-backs return home, look to beat Scherzer for first time in 7 career starts
Washington Times 18 hours ago

Arizona Diamondbacks' starting rotation is just as good as the Nationals

By now, the strength of the Washington Nationals' starting rotation is no secret. Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez have headlined a rotation in a season where the Nationals currently sit 20 games over .500. But surprisingly, the Arizona Diamondbacks also have one of the best rotations in baseball. ...
Federal Baseball 21 hours ago
Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Series Preview: Nats face true test in the desert

Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Series Preview: Nats face true test in the desert

The Washington Nationals continue their road trip with a series against fellow NL heavyweight Arizona Diamondbacks. Nationals (57-37) vs. Diamondbacks (55-40) Series Info: Game 1: Friday, July 21 at 9:40 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Saturday, July 22 at 8:10 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Game 4: Sunday, July 23 at 4:10 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Pitching Matchups: Friday: Max Scherzer (11-5, 2.01 ERA) vs. Zack Godley (3-4, 3.09) Saturday: Tanner Roark (7-6, 4.98) vs. TBA Sunday: Stephen Strasburg (10-3, 3.31) vs. Robbie Ray (9-4, 2.97) What to watch for: Can Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson...
District On Deck Jul 18, 2017

Washington Nationals: 3 to watch as Nats head West

The Washington Nationals begin a two-game series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim tonight; here are three players to keep an eye on. The Washington Nationals are coming off of a series sweep against the Cincinnati Reds. The Nats were dominant throughout the entire series, but the starting rotation especially impressed. Gio Gonzalez, Max Scherzer, Tanner Roark, […] Washington Nationals: 3 to watch as Nats head West - District on Deck - District on Deck - A Washington Nationals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Federal Baseball Jul 16, 2017
Max Scherzer throws six scoreless, strikes out 10 in Nationals’ 10-7 win over Reds

Max Scherzer throws six scoreless, strikes out 10 in Nationals’ 10-7 win over Reds

Nationals’ starter Max Scherzer tossed six scoreless, striking out 10 in what ended up a 10-7 Nationals’ win over the Reds... Max Scherzer had a streak of eight-straight starts with two earned runs or less allowed snapped in his final outing of the first half last Friday in night in the nation’s capital. “It’s going to be a fight in the second half because they’ve seen the way I’m pitching a little bit differently, and now they’re making adjustments to that.” - Max Scherzer Scherzer was (6-2) with a 0.89 ERA, 10 walks (1.48 BB/9), 87 strikeouts (12.84 K/9), and a...
Talk Nats Jul 15, 2017

Scherzer leaves at 10-0; Grace saves a 10-7 game!

A pretty shutout by Max Scherzer turned into an ugly win with Anthony Rendon’s grand slam the difference in a 10-7 win.   The post Scherzer leaves at 10-0; Grace saves a 10-7 game! appeared first on TalkNats.com.
Federal Baseball Jul 15, 2017
Washington Nationals 10-7 over Cincinnati Reds: Anthony Rendon homers twice, one a grand slam in GABP...

Washington Nationals 10-7 over Cincinnati Reds: Anthony Rendon homers twice, one a grand slam in GABP...

Max Scherzer tossed six scoreless and Anthony Rendon jacked two home runs, one a grand slam in the Nationals’ 10-7 win over the Reds in Great American Ball Park. Max Scherzer reached double digits in strikeouts for the 12th time in 19 starts this season, and the 61st time in his career, collecting 10 total over six scoreless innings against the Cincinnati Reds in what ended up a 10-7 win for Washington. Nationals’ All-Star Daniel Murphy started the scoring against Reds’ right-hander Luis Castillo with an RBI double in the fourth. Anthony Rendon followed with the first of his two home...
Red Reporter Jul 15, 2017
Game 90: Reds vs. Nationals (7:10 PM ET) Castillo vs. Scherzer

Game 90: Reds vs. Nationals (7:10 PM ET) Castillo vs. Scherzer

Today's Lineups WASHINGTON NATIONALS CINCINNATI REDS Brian Goodwin - CF Billy Hamilton - CF Stephen Drew - SS Zack Cozart - SS Bryce Harper - RF Joey Votto - 1B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Adam Duvall - LF Daniel Murphy - 2B Scooter Gennett - 2B Anthony Rendon - 3B Eugenio Suarez - 3B Matt Wieters - C Scott Schebler - RF Ryan Raburn - LF Tucker Barnhart - C Max Scherzer - RHP Luis Castillo - RHP

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