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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
Manager Matt Williams indicated Scherzer (thumb) will likely miss his scheduled start Tuesday against the Braves, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
Scherzer (thumb) will not throw from a mound Sunday, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
If Scherzer (thumb) isn't able to throw a bullpen session Sunday, the Nationals may elect to skip his next turn in the rotation, the Washington Post reports. "What we donít want is for him to go out there, even in a side, and adjust his grip or adjust the way he throws in a bullpen or have something else go haywire," manager Matt Williams said.

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Tanner Roark    P   Washington Nationals
Should Max Scherzer's thumb injury cause him to miss his next start, Roark would not be an option to replace him, the Washington Post reports.

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Stephen Strasburg    P   Washington Nationals
Strasburg took the loss Saturday, allowing four runs on eight hits and two walks over six innings, striking out six.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
Zimmerman (foot) sleeps with a special splint to combat his plantar fasciitis every night, the Marlins broadcast reported Saturday.

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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
Scherzer's thumb is still swollen Saturday, and his typical bullpen session will be delayed at least one day, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.

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Yunel Escobar    SS   Washington Nationals
Escobar will bat leadoff Saturday against the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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Denard Span    OF   Washington Nationals
Span is out of the lineup Saturday against the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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Aaron Barrett    P   Washington Nationals
Barrett got the final two outs Friday for the Nationals, allowing one hit and striking out one.

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Ian Desmond    SS   Washington Nationals
Desmond went 1-for-4 on Friday with a double and a run scored, extending his hitting streak to 10 games.

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Bryce Harper    OF   Washington Nationals
Harper went 2-for-2 Friday with two RBI.

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Denard Span    OF   Washington Nationals
Span went 0-for-3 on Friday but drew a walk, scored a run and stole his first base of the season.

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Anthony Rendon    2B   Washington Nationals
Rendon (knee) played five innings at third base for Double-A Harrisburg on Friday, going 1-for-2 with a double down the third base line and handling all his fielding chances without issue, the Washington Post reports. "Everything is good," Rendon said after the game. "Getting back into the swing of things and trying to feel comfortable."

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Jordan Zimmermann    P   Washington Nationals
Zimmermann came away with a no-decision, allowing two runs on six hits, he did not walk a batter, and struck out four over six innings of the Nats' 3-2 loss to Miami on Friday night.

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Casey Janssen    P   Washington Nationals
Janssen (shoulder) continues to make good progress in his recovery and threw a bullpen session Friday in Florida.

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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
Scherzer's thumb was a little swollen Friday but he remains on schedule to make his next start.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
Zimmerman (foot) is in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
Scherzer pitched seven innings, giving up two runs and six hits while striking out four in a loss to the Cardinals.

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Max Scherzer    P   Washington Nationals
Scherzer exited Thursday's game early because he jammed his right hand in his last at-bat, but the injury is not considered serious, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
Zimmerman has been suffering from a mild case of plantar fasciitis for a few days and may require a day off soon, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos is not in the lineup Thursday, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth is not in the lineup Thursday, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
Zimmerman went 2-for-4 Wednesday with a run scored and an RBI.

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Rafael Martin    P   Washington Nationals
Martin struck out the side on Wednesday in an inning of work, but got tagged with his first run allowed on a Matt Adams solo shot.

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Blake Treinen    P   Washington Nationals
Treinen took the loss on Wednesday, allowing one run on two hits and two walks in an inning of work, striking out two.

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Matt Grace    P   Washington Nationals
Grace was called up from Triple-A Syracuse prior to Wednesday's game and made his major league debut, walking one in a scoreless seventh inning.

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Felipe Rivero    P   Washington Nationals
Rivero has been placed on the 15-day DL with gastrointestinal bleeding, the Washington Post reports.

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Doug Fister    P   Washington Nationals
Fister escaped with no decision Wednesday despite allowing five runs (four earned) on seven hits and two walks in six innings against the Cardinals.

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Anthony Rendon    2B   Washington Nationals
Rendon (knee) played five innings in an extended spring training game Wednesday, and is expected to join Double-A Harrisburg on a rehab assignment Friday, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Gio Gonzalez    P   Washington Nationals
Gonzalez scattered eight hits over six scoreless innings against the Cardinals on Tuesday night, but he did not factor in the decision.

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Drew Storen    P   Washington Nationals
Storen struck out a pair, but allowed one run on two hits in the ninth inning Tuesday night for his first blown save of the season.

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Yunel Escobar    SS   Washington Nationals
Escobar went 1-for-5 with a walk-off home run in Tuesday's win over the Cardinals.

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Anthony Rendon    2B   Washington Nationals
Rendon (knee) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Friday, MLB.com reports.

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