In a matchup of this winter’s most prized free agent pitchers, Jon Lester and Max Scherzer will face off in the rubber game tonight at Wrigley.
The Nationals right-hander hasn’t always had his best stuff, but knows how to work around that as well as anyone.
Harper hits his 17th homer, but a base running mistake and defensive lapse in the ninth prove costly.
The Nationals left fielder is back with the team, but still not ready to swing a bat.
Rendon played three innings in Viera today, while Fister is scheduled to start throwing Wednesday.
Discuss tonight’s Nationals-Cubs game, which matches Jordan Zimmermann and Kyle Hendricks, here.
Lineups for tonight’s game in Chicago.
The Nationals center fielder is hitting as frequently as he did last season, but harder than ever.
The Nationals closer is pitching as well as he ever has, and stats show he is one of the best closers in the game.
Filling in for Doug Fister, Roark transitions from his relief role to lead Washington to its 20th win in 25 games.