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In the New York-Penn League, the Nationals introduce their young pitchers to the pro game, and it's not as easy at it might seem.
Only the Giants have had more players — 17 — log in an inning in the outfield this season.
Washington's bullpen has been one of the best in baseball since Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson joined.
Left-hander allows no earned runs in 62/3 innings as shorthanded Washington beats San Diego.
The additions of the two starters will not only solidify the lineup for the playoffs, but make Washington’s bench one of the best in baseball.
Right-hander comes off the DL to pitch six strong innings, but offense can only manage three hits.
Madson felt pain in the finger when he played catch Saturday.
Strasburg will make his first start since July 23.
Called upon to pitch in place of an injured Max Scherzer, Nats reliever tosses 4 1/3 scoreless innings in Washington’s 7-1 win in San Diego.
Madson is on the disabled list with a sprained right index finger
Less than a month after he pulled himself from a start with a similar ailment, the right-hander tells the club he can't go in San Diego.
Sean Doolittle has taken a winding path to his current role as closer.
Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner, who is recovering from cancer, had his left leg amputated below the knee last week.
Edwin Jackson delivers another strong start as West Coast trip starts with a win.
Madson has thrown nine scoreless innings since the Nationals acquired him.
The team's vice chairman had surgery in April to remove a growth from his left leg and was later forced to have the limb amputated when the wound did not properly heal.
The team’s vice chairman had malignant growth removed from left leg in April. Doctors opted to amputate the limb above the knee earlier this month when the wound failed to heal properly.
The Nationals' catcher is batting.338 with a 1.001 OPS in the No. 8 spot in the batting order, which comes with a unique set of challenges.
Washington's scheduled Saturday starter is listed as TBA, but it expected that Strasburg will come off the DL to face San Diego that night.
Washington has a 13 1/2 game lead in the NL East, but Manager Dusty Baker pines for the day when all his injured starters return.