2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
Strasburg feeling good after 'chronic numbness' in thumb (1:35)
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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."

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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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Lester ready to join stacked Nationals rotation

Jon Lester is looking forward to being a member of a stacked Washington Nationals rotation that features three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, 2019 World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin.

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Sources: Hand, Nats reach 1-year, $10.5M deal

Closer Brad Hand, who led the majors with 16 saves last season, and the Nationals are in agreement on a one-year, $10.5 million contract, sources said

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.0926th
Quality Starts16Tied-10th
Batting Average.2644th
On Base Percentage.3366th
Slugging Percentage.43311th