Scherzer was attempting to bunt before Tuesday’s game when a ball hit his bat and struck his face.

Scherzer is scheduled to pitch the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Suero shows flashes of being a reliable high-leverage reliever, but he has also struggled in back-to-back appearances.

Scherzer was attempting to bunt before Tuesday's game when a ball hit his bat and struck his face.

  • Analysis

Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season.

Rainey came to Washington from the Cincinnati Reds in an offseason trade for Tanner Roark.

  • Perspective

The former face of the Nationals’ franchise makes his second return to D.C. as a Philadelphia Phillie, and no one is where they expected to be.

The postponement came just under three hours after the originally scheduled first pitch on Monday night.

The 6-foot-8 right-hander is expected to start his Nationals career in the Gulf Coast League.

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  • Analysis

The Nationals have gone with eight relievers for most of this season.

Before the Phillies and Braves visit Nationals Park this week, Matt Adams’s two home runs and seven RBI paced a 15-5 laugher.

Barraclough began feeling tingling in his forearm after a rough outing on Saturday.

The right-hander allowed four home runs for the first time since 2014, and Washington couldn’t respond.

Is it possible the Nationals have figured something out with their relievers? Latest win offers more evidence.

The Nationals would-be setup man faced the minimum again in his second appearance back from the injured list.

  • Perspective

The record has been disappointing to this point, but Washington deserves to be well-represented in the Midsummer Classic.

The Nationals right-hander, an important member of the bullpen for stretches of 2018, will be shut down for about six weeks.

  • Analysis

The Nationals have Michael A. Taylor, a great defensive outfielder, on their bench. But they prefer him in other roles first.

  • Perspective

Does Washington have an attendance problem? We’ll find out during this homestand.

Left-hander pounded for seven runs, takes third straight loss as rally falls short in Chicago, 7-5

Adams is day-to-day with a left oblique strain suffered Monday night.

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