Jayson Werth crushed a three-run homer in the first inning on Saturday, leading the Nationals to a 6-1 victory over the Cardinals.
Joe Ross pitched well in Saturday's victory over the Cardinals, scattering six hits and two walks over six innings of one-run ball.
Nationals signed RHP Greg Ross to a minor league contract.
Stephen Strasburg gave up two runs over seven innings and struck out nine in a 5-4 win over the Cardinals on Friday.
Jonathan Papelbon tossed a scoreless ninth inning Friday against the Cardinals to convert his eighth save of the season.
Danny Espinosa went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday’s win over the Cardinals.
Michael Taylor hit a leadoff homer off Mike Leake on Friday against the Cardinals.
Tanner Roark didn’t factor into the decision, but fired seven scoreless frames against the Phillies on Thursday.
Danny Espinosa went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in Thursday’s loss to the Phillies.
Michael Taylor is out of the Nationals' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Phillies.
Anthony Rendon is getting the day off Thursday.
Gio Gonzalez threw the ball well once again, allowing just two runs (one earned) in 6 1/3 innings in Wednesday’s loss to the Phillies.
MLB.com's William Ladson reports that Ben Revere (oblique) will begin his rehab stint at Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday.
Ben Revere (oblique) is beginning a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday night.
Nationals 3B prospect Drew Ward launched two homers Tuesday in a win for High-A Potomac.