NATS WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Aug 7 thru Aug 13

WEEKLY ROUNDUP:  Aug 7 thru Aug 13 (Games #110 thru #116)

Home this Week: 5 Wins (1 walk-off) — 2 Losses

MARLINS: 3 wins/1 loss
GIANTS: 2 wins/1 loss

Mon, Aug 7:      W (WSH-3, MIA-2) – Kintzler WP
Tue, Aug 8:       L (MIA-7, WSH-3) – Cole LP
Wed, Aug 9:      W (WSH-10, MIA-1) – Gonzalez WP
Thu, Aug 10:      W (WSH-3, MIA-2) – Madson WP
Fri, Aug 11:         Rained out
Sat: Aug 12:        W (WSH-3, SFG-1) – Jackson WP
Sun, Aug 13 (1):  L (SFG-4, WSH-2) – Cole LP
Sun, Aug 13 (2):  W-wo (WSH-6, SFG-2) Albers WP

NATS 70-46 (.603)
***Last year NATS standing after Game #116: 69-47 (1st place, up 8.5 games)***

Last 10: 7-3

Total runs scored:  628
Total runs allowed: 505

Shutouts – NATS getting shut out: 4
NATS shutouts of opponents: 4

Walkoff wins: 8 (GRAND SLAM walk-off by KENDRICKS on 13 Aug)
Walkoff losses: 5

Largest attendance this week (home): 32,344 – Sat, Aug 12 (Giants)
Smallest attendance this week (home): 21,799 – Mon, Aug 7 (Marlins)

Days in 1st Place:  130 (since Apr 16)

Lead:  14.0 games ahead of MIAMI

NATS #3 in MLB:  #1-LAD (.709), #2-HOU (.615)

Longest game (innings): 12 (Tues, May 9)

Current Injury List – 12:  Stephen Drew, Adam Eaton, Koda Glover, Jayson Werth, Trea Turner, Shawn Kelley, Joe Ross, Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Raburn, Enny Romero, Brian Goodwin, Bryce Harper

DID YOU KNOW – NL Stats Leaders:

Batting Average: NATS occupy 2 of the top 4 positions:

.346 Justin Turner (LAD)
.335 Charlie Blackmon (COL)
.330 Daniel Murphy
.326 Bryce Harper

Ryan Zimmerman – now #10 (.310)
     Anthony Rendon – now #17 (.289)

Runs Batted in: NATS occupy 2 of the top 7 positions:

100 Nolan Arenado (COL)
92 Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)
90 Jake Lamb (ARI)
90 Giancarlo Stanton (MIA)

88 Marcel Ozuna (MIA)
87 Bryce Harper
83 Joey Votto (CIN)
83 Ryan Zimmerman
Daniel Murphy – now #11 (78)
     Anthony Rendon – now 13 (76)

On-Base Plus Slugging Percentage: NATS occupy 3 of the top 10 positions:

1.046 Joey Votto (CIN)
1.034 Bryce Harper
1.030 Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)
1.009 Justin Turner (LAD)
1.008 Charlie Blackmon (COL)
1.006 Giancarlo Stanton (MIA)
.972 Cody Bellinger (LAD)
.969 Michael Conforto (NYM)
.958 Daniel Murphy
.954 Anthony Rendon
     Ryan Zimmerman – now #12 (.943)

DID YOU KNOW:

MAX SCHERZER #1 MLB for WHIP (0.85) and BAA (.171)

MAX is #2 MLB for ERA (2.25) after KERSHAW (2.04)

MAX is #2 MLB for STRIKEOUTS (220) after SALE (241)
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TOPICS THIS WEEK:

HARPER: on the DL (hyper-extended knee/bone bruise)

MLB/Harper injury: wet-base/field safety issues?

HENDRICKS: walk-off GRAND SLAM (his first career GS)

DIFO: extended 9-game hitting streak Sunday night

TAYLOR: returns from DL, two big plays in OF

GOODWIN: goes on DL with groin tightness

JACKSON: Edwin looking good

STRASBURG/Rehab: Scheduled for POTOMAC on Monday

NATS TEAM LEADERS:

BA:   Murphy (.330)
OBP: Harper (.419)
H:    Murphy (134)
HR:  Harper (29)
RBI: Harper (87)

ERA:  Scherzer (2.25)
W:    Scherzer (12)
SO:   Scherzer (220)
S:     Glover (8) and Doolittle (8)
WHIP:  Scherzer (0.85)

Next: NATS vs LAA – Tuesday, Aug 15th

LAA: 61-58, 12 games behind Houston, Wild Card contender (currently NYY and LAA)

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