2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
Nats prospect Mendoza doubles in battle of the red jerseys (0:35)
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Nats' Zimmerman 'nowhere close' to retirement

Back with the Nationals after sitting out last season because of COVID-19 concerns, Ryan Zimmerman said Thursday the time away made him realize he is nowhere close to being ready to retire at age 36.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Nats starter Stephen Strasburg works the towel drill as he progresses in his return from a wrist injury.

Strasburg feeling good after 'chronic numbness' in thumb (1:35)
Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

Strasburg: Numbness in hand led to surgery

The nerve issue in Stephen Strasburg's wrist that ended his 2020 season after five innings would get aggravated every time he threw a baseball, he said Sunday, and "basically would go from numbness in my thumb to numbness in my whole hand."

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Scherzer not throwing off mound due to ankle

The last spring training of Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals is not exactly beginning the way he -- or the team -- would prefer.

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Nats add backup catcher Avila on 1-year deal

Alex Avila finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract Wednesday with the Washington Nationals, who are expected to use him as the primary backup to starting catcher Yan Gomes.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.26512th
On Base Percentage.36712th
Slugging Percentage.44111th
Earned Run Average4.00Tied-12th
Quality Starts0Tied-1st