Washington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Washington
Washington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning at Nationals Park in Washington on June 8, 2010. Strasburg set a Nationals record with 14 strike outs. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Stephen Strasburg ended a personal five-game losing streak Thursday, allowing three hits in eight innings while carrying Washington past San Diego 6-2.
Edwin Jackson earned his first win of the season and drove in a pair runs Saturday, pacing the Chicago Cubs over Washington 8-2.
St. Louis got to Stephen Strasburg for three first-inning runs Wednesday and the Cardinals held on from there for a 4-2 win and series sweep of Washington.
Matt Harvey became the first four-game winner in the majors this year with a seven-inning effort Friday, pushing the New York Mets past Washington 7-1.
Tim Hudson held division rival Washington to one run over seven innings Saturday, staking the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Nationals.
Jay Bruce and Brandon Phillips each delivered a run-scoring hit during a sixth-inning outburst Sunday that carried the Cincinnati Reds over Washington 6-3.
Bryce Harper hit two home runs Monday in support of Stephen Strasburg, who had a strong outing in Washington's 2-0 season-opening winning win over Miami.
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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg says he's ready to play a full season in 2013 after his innings were limited by the team last season.
John Lannan combined with five relievers Wednesday to produce Washington's ninth shutout of the season, a 2-0 victory over the New York Mets.
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