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Series Summary

Final 2-2
Thu 9/28 4 @ 5
Fri 9/29 1 @ 6
Sat 9/30 4 @ 1
Sun 10/01 11 @ 8
Federal Baseball Oct 1, 2017
Wire Taps: Max Scherzer leaves start with hamstring cramping; Nationals’ postseason rotation; Shawn Kelley bone chips in elbow...

Wire Taps: Max Scherzer leaves start with hamstring cramping; Nationals’ postseason rotation; Shawn Kelley bone chips in elbow...

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of the regular season finale at 3:05 PM EDT in the nation’s capital... We’re here. Game 162 of 162 gets underway at 3:05 PM EDT in Nationals Park, and after that... well there’s no baseball until Friday. I didn’t want to be the one to tell everyone that part, but someone had to. Sorry. We’ll make it through. Before that, however, Gio Gonzalez takes the mound in the final regular season game as Dusty Baker’s Nationals try for a series win over the Pirates, and a franchise-record tying 98th victory. While you wait...
Federal Baseball Sep 30, 2017
Washington Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer leaves start with right hamstring cramp...

Washington Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer leaves start with right hamstring cramp...

Max Scherzer left the mound in the fourth inning of his final regular season start with what Dusty Baker told reporters was a right hamstring cramp... Max Scherzer left tonight’s outing against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth inning with a right hamstring cramp according to Washington Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker, who updated reporters on the issue after a 4-1 loss in the nation’s capital. “Max had a right hamstring cramp and we took him out for precaution. We’ve got to make it to the playoffs healthy...” - Dusty Baker on Max Scherzer vs PIT “Max had a right hamstring...
Washington Times Sep 30, 2017

Scherzer exits with hamstring cramp, Nats fall to Bucs 4-1

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nationals ace Max Scherzer was pulled with a hamstring cramp while tuning up for the playoffs, and NL East champion Washington lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Saturday night. The Nationals said Scherzer was sent for a precautionary MRI on his right hamstring. Manager Dusty Baker didn't ...
Federal Baseball Sep 30, 2017
Washington Nationals blow lead in 9th, drop 4-1 decision to Pittsburgh Pirates: Brandon Kintzler can’t get elusive 30th save...

Washington Nationals blow lead in 9th, drop 4-1 decision to Pittsburgh Pirates: Brandon Kintzler can’t get elusive 30th save...

Brandon Kintzler came on in the ninth with a 1-0 lead and gave up four runs in what ended up a 4-1 loss to the Pirates in Nationals Park. Max Scherzer left tonight’s start after just 3 1⁄3 innings pitched with an apparent injury though what exactly he tweaked is unclear. Expert lip reader FP Santangelo speculated on the MASN broadcast that he thought he saw Scherzer mouth the word “hamstring” in a meeting with the trainer, pitching coach Mike Maddux and manager Dusty Baker at the mound, but there is no official word as of now... Meanwhile, the Washington Nationals, who jumped out to...
Federal Baseball Sep 30, 2017
Washington Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer leaves start vs Pirates with apparent injury...

Washington Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer leaves start vs Pirates with apparent injury...

Max Scherzer left tonight’s start in the fourth, with an apparent injury, though it’s not yet clear what the issue was for the 33-year-old right-hander... Max Scherzer left tonight’s game with one out in the fourth inning after apparently tweaking something in his lower body. There was no obvious injury to point to, just an odd reaction after delivering a pitch. There wasn’t much of a discussion on the mound as team trainer Paul Lessard, pitching coach Mike Maddux, and Washington Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker came out to talk to the 33-year-old right-hander, who simply reacted...

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