Jayson Werth RF WAS 22 Days

Jayson Werth went 2-for-3 with two walks, two doubles, and three RBI in Tuesday's win over the Rockies.

Werth gave the Nats a 2-0 lead with a two-run double in the first inning, and padded the lead to 6-0 with an RBI double in the fourth. It's Werth's first multi-RBI game since June 13 in what has been an uncharacteristically pedestrian season for the 35-year-old. He is slashing .269/.355/.380 with six home runs and 38 RBI on the season.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 25 Days

Jayson Werth is not in the Nationals lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs.

He'll undoubtedly return to his normal spot in the lineup for the nightcap. Nate McLouth is starting in his place in right field and hitting seventh for the Nats in the first game.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 2 Months

Jayson Werth went 3-for-5 with a run scored in a win over the Padres on Sunday.

Werth has hits in 10 of his last 11 games, a stretch that's raised his average from .279 to .290. It's the power that's still missing for the 35-year-old -- he's got just five home runs and 16 extra-base hits on the year, a .403 slugging percentage.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 2 Months

Jayson Werth went 0-for-4 in the loss to the Reds on Wednesday.

Werth got off to that phenomenal start in April, but his season OPS is below .800 now. He has just one homer, four RBI and no steals in May, so while his average remains pretty strong, he's not doing much for fantasy teams at the moment. That should change soon enough.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 2 Months

Jayson Werth went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Friday's win over the Mets.

Werth got the scoring started in the first inning with an RBI single. As a tidy bookend, he made what appeared to be a game-saving catch at the wall in the bottom of the ninth inning. Daniel Murphy hit a deep fly ball to right field and Werth snagged it before it could clear the fence for a game-tying three-run home run. Closer Rafael Soriano owes Werth a nice steak dinner.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 3 Months

Jayson Werth singled four times in five at-bats, scoring once and picking up an RBI, but the Nationals lost to the Dodgers on Tuesday.

Werth, who has hit .300 or better in each of the last two seasons, boosted his average up to .306 with Tuesday's four-hit performance. The Nationals were unable to get him home on a regular basis, however. Werth currently sits with a .306/.394/.452 slash line.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 3 Months

Jayson Werth went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in the Nationals' 4-3 victory over the Astros on Tuesday.

Werth has been red hot of late, and he continued it with a solo shot off Astros starter Jarred Cosart in the first inning Tuesday. Werth also singled and scored the game-tying run in the eighth inning. After a slow start, the 34-year-old now has four multi-hit games in his last five to pull his average up to .290 with an .858 OPS.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 3 Months

Jayson Werth went 3-for-6 with a stolen base in Thursday's loss to the Padres.

Werth broke out for his first multi-hit game in two weeks. However, he has only two extra-base hits in his last 37 trips to the plate. The stolen base was Werth's third in as many attempts.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 3 Months

Jayson Werth went 1-for-4 with a game-tying three-run home run as the Nationals toppsed the Marlins on Wednesday.

Werth's third blast of the season knotted the game up at three apiece in the sixth inning, victimizing starter Jose Fernandez. The right fielder was in the midst of a small slump entering the game, but is still hitting .308 and now has 11 RBI.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 3 Months

Jayson Werth (groin) is not in the Nationals starting lineup on Saturday.

Werth was removed late in Friday's game when his groin started acting up on him. He's being considered day-to-day. Nate McLouth will draw the start in right field and hit second for the Nats.