Lineups for tonight's series finale in Los Angeles.
Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer and Daniel Murphy homered and drove in three runs to help the Washington Nationals to a 7-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Who's in and who's out for the first game of the Nationals' 10-game road trip.
Dusty Baker is resting regulars with an early start time Saturday.
Zimmerman returns from paternity leave in Chicago.
Turner went 3 for 3 with a walk in his lone start of the weekend.
Zimmerman's wife gave birth to their second child on Thursday.
The Nationals first baseman's wife is expecting soon and Turner wasn't with Syracuse on Thursday. Hmm.
Zimmerman has traditionally been a slow starter, and heats up as the weather does.
Prior to Monday, Ryan Zimmerman had stolen just one base since the start of the 2014 season. He'd attempted only one steal during that time. He's not especially fast, so stealing a base is not something he probably considers very often. Show More Summary
At Saturday's Nationals-Marlins game, a fan had a nice trip on his way to getting a foul ball. Ryan Zimmerman's hit flew into the stands, but it landed in an area with virtually no one in it, except for that fan's hand reaching out to grab it. Show More Summary
The Nationals' first baseman helped start the foundation, which has now raised more than $2 million in 10 years.
Daniel Murphy will bat behind Bryce Harper when Washington faces former Nationals ace Jordan Zimmermann on Wednesday.
Zimmerman had his best power-hitting game of the season while Ramos is getting aboard via the base on balls.
Andrew Romine drove in the tiebreaking run on a play that withstood a replay challenge under the new slide rule, Miguel Cabrera tacked on a pinch-hit RBI, and the Detroit Tigers overcame Ryan Zimmerman's two homers to beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Tuesday night, ending a seven-game losing streak.
Dusty Baker is sticking with Ryan Zimmerman as the Washington Nationals' cleanup hitter, right behind Bryce Harper in the batting order — at least, as the manager put it Monday, "for now."
Harper walked seven times Sunday against the Cubs. The only way Zimmerman can reverse that trend is if he hits.
If the Nationals don't make changes soon, the MVP may not see any pitches to hit the rest of the season.
The rest of the lineup is the same behind Stephen Strasburg on the mound.
Gio Gonzalez and the Washington bullpen combined on a five-hitter, Ryan Zimmerman and Daniel Murphy drove in first-inning runs and the Nationals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Monday night.