The Nationals' right-hander hits another speed bump, shut down for at least two weeks by a strained left oblique.
The Nationals right-fielder said he doesn't know if he'll get in trouble for using the bat, but it worked pretty well for him.
The Nationals' right-hander had held the Giants scoreless into the fourth before leaving the game.
Washington and San Francisco are doing their best to beat each other now, but their real attention is on October.
The starter left with “tightness in his left side,” but Washington battered the Giants, 9-3.
Some went harder than others, but it was all red, white and blue.
After Derek Jeter retired, Lopez became the active leader with four World Series rings.
Discuss the Nationals' Fourth of July showdown with the GIants here.
Lineups for today's morning matchup of Stephen Strasburg and Madison Bumgarner.
“Being able to put this uniform on, being able to come home for this homecoming is a dream come true,” Burriss said.
Discuss tonight's game between the Nationals and Giants -- their first matchup since Game 2 of the NLDS -- here.
Lineups for tonight's series opener with the Giants.