The Nationals used Sunday's nine-run offensive outburst to skate past the Marlins, 9-6. The win marks the team's first three-game winning streak of the season.
Here are your news and notes surrounding the 2019 Washington Nationals as they head into Monday's series finale against the Miami Marlins.
Erick Fedde's second start of the season went well for the 26-year-old. He pitched five scoreless innings of four-hit baseball, walked three Marlins and fanned four. 51 of his 83 pitches were thrown for strikes.
Washington erupted offensively Sunday. Howie Kendrick enjoyed a 3-for-5 afternoon, including a solo shot and three RBIs. Anthony Rendon's 6th inning triple marked his first of the season, and brought two across the plate.
Juan Soto's 8th inning single marked his 10th game (tied career best) in a row he's reached base safely.
James Borque made his major-league debut Sunday, and it did not go as planned. He fell short of completing one full inning, surrendering four earned runs on three hits and walking two Marlins. He threw 29 pitches.
Miami starting pitcher Caleb Smith was bounced after just three innings. The Nats knocked him for five hits and cashed in for five runs. The 27-year-old entered Sunday's start with a 2.38 ERA.
Neil Walker had a 2-for-5 afternoon which featured his 8th inning 2-run home run that got Miami on the board.
SP Jeremy Hellickson: hamstring, expected to be out until at least May 31
RP Justin Miller: shoulder, expected to be out until at least May 31
SP Anibal Sanchez: hamstring, expected to be out until at least Jun 6
OF Andrew Stevenson: back, expected to be out until at least May 24
1B Ryan Zimmerman: foot, expected to be out until at least Jun 1
RP Koda Glover: elbow, expected to be out until at least Jun 6
RP Trevor Rosenthal: viral infection, Expected to be out until at least May 27
RP Austen Williams: shoulder, expected to be out until at least Jun 13
Monday, 5/27: Nationals vs. Marlins, 1:05 p.m. ET, Nationals Park
Tuesday, 5/28: Nationals @ Braves, 7:20 p.m. ET, SunTrust Park
Wednesday, 5/29: Nationals @ Braves, 7:20 p.m. ET, SunTrust Park
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