Facing his former team for the first time since the July's trade, Mark Melancon blew a save Friday against the Pirates.
Gio Gonzalez gave up three runs in five innings Friday in a no-decision versus the Pirates.
Wilson Ramos went 2-for-6 with a solo homer in Friday’s loss to the Pirates.
Sammy Solis (shoulder) threw another bullpen session Friday.
Daniel Murphy has been diagnosed with a strained left glute following an MRI.
Daniel Murphy (leg) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Friday.
Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports Nationals GM Mike Rizzo held a closed-door meeting with Bryce Harper, trainer Paul Lessard, and manager Dusty Baker to discuss Harper's right shoulder.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Nationals have initiated extension talks with Wilson Ramos.
Max Scherzer punched out eight batters over 6 2/3 innings while letting in three runs to earn an 8-3 victory over the Marlins on Wednesday.
Ryan Zimmerman crushed a key three-run homer against the Marlins on Wednesday.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said Wednesday that Daniel Murphy (leg) is not responding to treatment.
Sammy Solis (shoulder) threw a 25-pitch mound session on Wednesday.
Daniel Murphy (leg) is out of the Nationals' starting lineup again on Wednesday night.
Tanner Roark was saddled with a tough-luck loss Tuesday after tossing seven frames of one-run ball against the Marlins.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said he expects Daniel Murphy (leg) to return Wednesday.