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Ian Desmond    SS   Washington Nationals
Desmond was 2-for-4 with one RBI in a losing effort against the Phillies on Friday night.

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Doug Fister    P   Washington Nationals
Fister turned in a quality performance Friday night, allowing two runs on six hits, walking two and striking out five over seven innings, but took a hard-luck 2-1 loss against Philadelphia.

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Asdrubal Cabrera    SS   Washington Nationals
Cabrera will start at second base and bat seventh Friday in his Nationals debut, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Aaron Barrett    P   Washington Nationals
Barrett was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Friday.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
The acquisition of Asdrubal Cabrera is a sign that the Nationals don't expect Zimmerman (hamstring) to return to action any time soon.

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Danny Espinosa    2B   Washington Nationals
The addition of Asdrubal Cabrera will return Espinosa to a bench role.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
Zimmerman, who may be dealing with a Grade 3 hamstring strain, will be shut down from all physical activity for at least two weeks, the Nationals' official website reports.

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Gio Gonzalez    P   Washington Nationals
Gonzalez lasted just 3.2 innings against Philadelphia on Thursday, allowing five runs and six hits. He issued one walk and struck out two.

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Adam LaRoche    1B   Washington Nationals
LaRoche was scratched from Thursday's lineup against the Phillies, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Blake Treinen    P   Washington Nationals
Treinen was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday, Chase Hughes of CSN Washington reports.

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Asdrubal Cabrera    SS   Washington Nationals
The Indians have agreed to trade Cabrera to the Nationals, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. Cleveland picked up shortstop Zach Walters in the deal.

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Drew Storen    P   Washington Nationals
Storen got the nod Wednesday with the Nationals leading 4-1 in the ninth inning, but nearly coughed up the lead by allowing two runs on three hits and a walk, including a Giancarlo Stanton home run.

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Denard Span    OF   Washington Nationals
Span went 1-for-3 Wednesday with two walks, two runs scored and two stolen bases.

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Tanner Roark    P   Washington Nationals
Roark picked up his 11th win of the season Wednesday, allowing just one run over seven innings on three hits and two walks while striking out seven.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Nationals manager Matt Williams said he turned to Drew Storen to close out Wednesday's game because Soriano has seen a heavy workload recently, but he added that Soriano will be available Thursday, Dan Kolko of MASNsports.com reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (ankle) is back in the lineup Wednesday vs. the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth got the start in right field Tuesday and went 0-for-4.

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Bryce Harper    OF   Washington Nationals
Harper was the only Nat to have much success against Henderson Alvarez on Tuesday, going 2-for-3 with a walk.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
The Nationals would not confirm reports that surfaced Tuesday stating Zimmerman had a Grade 3 strain in his hamstring, Bill Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth, who was kept out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the Marlins, was able to make a pinch-hit appearance late in the game, flying out to right in the ninth inning.

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Stephen Strasburg    P   Washington Nationals
Strasburg pitched seven solid innings against the Marlins on Tuesday, allowing just one run on four hits and two walks while striking out four batters, but was still stuck with his ninth loss of the year.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (ankle) will sit against the Marlins on Tuesday.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth replaced Jayson Werth in right field Monday after Werth left the game due to a sprained ankle.

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Danny Espinosa    2B   Washington Nationals
Espinosa got his second straight start at second base on Monday, going 1-for-4 with two RBI.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth suffered a sprained ankle during Monday's game, but he hopes to be available for Tuesday's contest against the Marlins, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Bryce Harper    OF   Washington Nationals
Harper went 2-for-4 with one RBI, one run scored and one double Monday against the Marlins.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Soriano blew the save Monday against the Marlins as he allowed four runs, three hits and one walk while recording only one out.

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Jordan Zimmermann    P   Washington Nationals
Zimmermann did not record a decision Monday against the Marlins as he pitched seven innings and allowed two runs, four hits and one walk to go along with six strikeouts.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth left Monday's game in the seventh inning with an apparent leg injury, the Nationals' official site reports.

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
The Nationals could reveal a specific timetable for Zimmerman's return from a pulled hamstring Monday or Tuesday, the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore reports.

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Denard Span    OF   Washington Nationals
Span walked a whopping four times in Sunday's win over the Reds, scoring one run.

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Aaron Barrett    P   Washington Nationals
Barrett allowed the first two runners to reach Sunday in the ninth inning while protecting a 4-0 lead and was yanked in favor of Rafael Soriano after creating a save chance as a result.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Soriano got the rare save opportunity while coming into the game with a four-run lead in Sunday's win over the Reds.

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Doug Fister    P   Washington Nationals
Fister threw seven shutout innings Sunday against the Reds to get his 10th win of the year. He allowed three hits and a walk while striking out five.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos is out of the lineup Sunday against the Reds.

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Kevin Frandsen    2B   Washington Nationals
Frandsen got a start at second base Saturday, going 0-for-3.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos went 2-for-4 Saturday, pushing his batting average on the season up to .305.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos is out of Sunday's lineup against the Reds, MLB.com's William Ladson reports.

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Gio Gonzalez    P   Washington Nationals
Gonzalez (6-6) allowed one run on four hits, walking two and striking out eight across seven innings, but was handed the loss in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to the Reds.

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