9/2/2014 | Nationals neutralized on offense by Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw was dealing Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers beat the Nationals, 4-1, but Washington remained seven games ahead of the Braves in the NL East race.
9/2/2014 | Nats, Dodgers vie for series win of NL's elite
Dodgers rookie Carlos Frias will make the first start of his big league career Wednesday against Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann in a matchup between the two teams with the best records in the NL.
9/2/2014 | Back tightness has Nats' LaRoche day to day
Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche left Monday night's 6-4 victory over the Dodgers in the top of the seventh inning because of lower back tightness and was replaced by Kevin Frandsen.
9/1/2014 | Nats initiate three challenges in LA, win one
Instant replay showed that Nationals manager Matt Williams made the right call against the Dodgers in the third inning on Monday. In the seventh, a crew chief challenge initiated by Williams didn't go Washington's way, and in the eighth, Williams' challenge was unsuccessful.