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vs. Phi
W 7-2
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vs. Phi
L 3-5
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vs. Phi
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vs. StL
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vs. StL
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Phillies-Nationals Preview

(AP) -- Batters aren't struggling to get hits off Stephen Strasburg, much unlike the past two years - when he regularly victimized the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Washington Nationals right-hander could get on the right track Sunday by continuing his mastery of the Phillies, who have had trouble hitting most pitchers entering the finale of a four-game series in the nation's capital.

Strasburg (0-1, 6.75 ERA) has a .378 opponent batting average going into the weekend, fifth-worst in the majors among pitchers to have thrown at least 10 innings. That's a surprise considering he held batters to a .228 average over the 2013 and 2014 seasons to rank ninth in baseball.

AVG: I. Desmond.298
HR: B. Harper4
RBI: R. Zimmerman9
SB: M. Taylor2
W: A. Barrett1
ERA: D. Fister0.69
Saves: D. Storen3
K: M. Scherzer25
NL East
NY Mets 93.750-
Atlanta 74.6361.5
Washington 57.4174
Philadelphia 48.3335
Miami 39.2506
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .222 (22)
Runs: 49 (14)
Hits: 90 (15)
Home Runs: 14 (7)
Stolen Bases: 2 (30)
OBP: .292 (19)
SLG: .384 (14)
Total Bases: 156 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.13 (8)
Runs Allowed: 51 (19)
Saves: 3 (19)
Strikeouts: 86 (17)
OpBA: .242 (16)
OBP: .308 (12)
SLG: .331 (3)
Run Support: 4.15 (15)
Date Player Transactions
4/19 D. Span Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
4/19 D. Span Removed From 15-Day DL (Right core muscle surgery)
4/19 M. Taylor Sent to Minors
4/16 T. Jordan Sent to Minors
4/16 F. Rivero Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
4/17 Y. Escobar Strained groin (day-to-day)
4/15 C. Stammen Torn right flexor tendon (on 15-day DL)
3/27 E. Davis Recovery from right elbow surgery (on 15-day DL)
3/27 C. Janssen Right rotator cuff tendinitis (on 15-day DL)
3/27 N. McLouth Right shoulder surgery (on 15-day DL)
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