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Ian Desmond    SS   Washington Nationals
Desmond was locked in Tuesday, going 3-for-4 with four RBI, a run and a stolen base in a win over the Diamondbacks.

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Stephen Strasburg    P   Washington Nationals
Strasburg got the job done in fine fashion Tuesday, tossing eight innings of three-hit, one-run ball in a win over the visiting Diamondbacks. He also walked one and fanned four.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth (shoulder) is expected to be ready for spring training, Dan Kolko of MASNsports.com reports.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, CSN Washington reports.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, MASN reports.

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Adam LaRoche    1B   Washington Nationals
LaRoche went 1-for-5 Monday with a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning.

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Nate Schierholtz    OF   Washington Nationals
Whether and when Schierholtz gets called up to the major league roster could depend on the health of Nate McLouth, the Washington Post reports.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer Monday against the Diamondbacks.

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Tyler Clippard    P   Washington Nationals
Clippard blew the save opportunity Monday against the Diamondbacks as he allowed one run and two hits in one inning.

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

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Ryan Zimmerman    3B   Washington Nationals
There is no timetable for Zimmerman (hamstring) to begin baseball activities, MLB.com's Bill Ladson and Daniel Popper report.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth (shoulder) has been slow to recover from treatment and underwent an enhanced MRI on Monday, Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) is batting third and playing right field Monday.

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Nate Schierholtz    OF   Washington Nationals
Schierholtz agreed to terms on a minor league contract with the Nationals on Monday.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) made his return to the lineup a dramatic one on Sunday, drawing a walk as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning and scoring the tying run, then doubling in his second plate appearance and coming around to score the winning run in an 11-inning victory.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Soriano blew his fifth save of the season Sunday in the Nationals' extra-inning victory over the Pirates. He has struggled of late, but manager Matt Williams stated after the game that Soriano remains the Nationals' closer. "He's been our closer all year and I don't see that changing right now," Williams said.

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Denard Span    OF   Washington Nationals
Span went 2-for-6 with a run scored in Sunday's extra-inning win over the Pirates.

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Doug Fister    P   Washington Nationals
Fister tossed seven strong innings versus the Pirates on Sunday, allowing two unearned runs on five hits and a walk while recording five strikeouts.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Pirates.

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Kevin Frandsen    2B   Washington Nationals
Frandsen got a start in left field Saturday and went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

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Adam LaRoche    1B   Washington Nationals
LaRoche went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in the Nats' win over the Pirates on Saturday night.

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Gio Gonzalez    P   Washington Nationals
Gonzalez gave up three runs on seven hits over five innings in a no decision against the Pirates on Saturday night.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) was tender after taking a full batting practice session Saturday. His return to the lineup for Sunday's game is now in question, James Wagner of The Washington Post reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) remains out of the lineup Saturday against the Pirates.

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Asdrubal Cabrera    SS   Washington Nationals
Cabrera is out of the lineup Saturday against the Pirates.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Soriano's availability for Saturday is uncertain after he pitched each of the previous three days.

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Michael Taylor    OF   Washington Nationals
Taylor had a rough game Friday, going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

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Bryce Harper    OF   Washington Nationals
Harper went 2-for-4 Friday with two RBI.

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Denard Span    OF   Washington Nationals
Span snapped out of an 0-for-11 mini-slump by going 3-for-4 on Friday with a double and two stolen bases.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Soriano made things interesting on Friday, giving up three hits and a run before nailing down his 29th save of the season.

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Tanner Roark    P   Washington Nationals
Roark labored on Friday, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks over 5.2 innings while striking out four, but still managed to come away with his 12th win of the season.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth will receive a second opinion on his ailing shoulder, Mark Zuckerman of CSNwashington.com reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) will hit off a tee Friday, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Bryce Harper    OF   Washington Nationals
Harper smacked a two-run homer in Thursday's win over the Mets. It was his only hit of the game, and sixth long ball of the season.

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Stephen Strasburg    P   Washington Nationals
Strasburg pitched seven dominant innings to record the win against the Mets on Thursday. He allowed an unearned run and three hits while striking out eight batters.

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Rafael Soriano    P   Washington Nationals
Soriano tossed a perfect ninth inning against the Mets on Thursday to pick up his 28th save of the season.

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Nate McLouth    OF   Washington Nationals
McLouth (shoulder) still has not resumed baseball activities, the Washington Post reports.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) could be available as a pinch hitter Friday, the Washington Post reports.

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Wilson Ramos    C   Washington Nationals
Ramos is out of the lineup Thursday against the Mets.

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Jayson Werth    OF   Washington Nationals
Werth (shoulder) remains out of the lineup Thursday.

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