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W 13-0
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L 1-4
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Was 11 - 1 Pit
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Scherzer returns to Nats rotation for finale in Pittsburgh

Right-hander Max Scherzer hasn't been available much to help the past several weeks as the Washington Nationals have remained squarely in the hunt for a playoff spot.

That could change as early as Thursday, when he is expected to start in the finale of a four-game series against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.

Scherzer (9-5, 2.41 ERA) has dealt with back and shoulder injuries, leading to two stretches on the injured list, and has started just once since July 6 -- with no appearances since July 25.

AVG: A. Rendon.322
HR: J. Soto28
RBI: A. Rendon98
SB: T. Turner26
W: S. Strasburg15
ERA: M. Scherzer2.41
Saves: S. Doolittle28
K: S. Strasburg191
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .262 (9)
Runs: 657 (9)
Hits: 1113 (13)
Home Runs: 181 (16)
Stolen Bases: 88 (4)
OBP: .339 (6)
SLG: .452 (8)
Total Bases: 1920 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.44 (14)
Runs Allowed: 579 (9)
Saves: 34 (9)
Strikeouts: 1158 (7)
OpBA: .251 (10)
OBP: .320 (12)
SLG: .418 (10)
Run Support: 5.33 (8)
Date Player Transactions
8/21 S. Freeman Signed to a Minor League Contract
8/19 B. Dozier Placed on Paternity Leave List
8/19 A. Sanchez Called Up from Minors
8/19 A. Voth Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/18 S. Doolittle Placed on 10-Day IL (Right knee tendinitis)
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Date Player Status
8/18 S. Doolittle Right knee tendinitis (on 10-day IL)
8/12 J. Soto Sprained right ankle (day-to-day)
8/4 R. Elías Strained right hamstring (on 10-day IL)
8/1 H. Kendrick Strained left hamstring (10-day IL)
7/28 M. Adams Foot (day-to-day)
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