1. Phillies' Cameron Rupp Withstands Home Plate Collision to Seal Win over Reds

    Cameron Rupp is the hero of Philadelphia on Saturday night. Down 4-3 with one gone in the top of the ninth at Citizens Bank Park, the Cincinnati Reds had a chance to tie the game...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 26,696 reads 26 comments

  2. Mike Rizzo's Contract Option Exercised by Nationals: Latest Details and Reaction

    A strong start to the 2016 season has bought Mike Rizzo extra job security, as the Washington Nationals exercised their general manager's contract option Saturday, according to Bill Ladson of MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 1,577 reads 1 comments

  3. Bryce Harper, Yasiel Puig Rock New 'Make Baseball Fun Again' Gear

    Bryce Harper 's campaign to "make baseball fun again" rages on. The Washington Nationals outfielder/new-school crusader got a high-profile supporter recently in the form of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 15,527 reads 28 comments

  4. Are the Phillies Really 2016 Contenders or Just Ahead of Schedule in Rebuild?

    The Philadelphia Phillies were supposed to be easy to ignore in 2016. They were supposed to be bad, and that was supposed to be that. But instead, here we are in the middle of May, wondering if they're actually this good...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 23,090 reads 45 comments

  5. Syndergaard Becomes 2nd Mets Pitcher to Homer Twice in a Game

    New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard had an enjoyable night at the plate in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers and joined Walt Terrell (1983) as the only pitchers ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 559 reads 0 comments

  6. Wilmer Flores Injury: Updates on Mets Infielder's Hamstring and Return

    New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores had been on the disabled list since May 12 with a hamstring injury. However, he made his return against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 2,181 reads 6 comments

  7. Max Scherzer Carves His Place in MLB History with 20-K Masterpiece

    Take a bow, Max Scherzer . One season after twirling a pair of no-hitters, the Washington Nationals right-hander struck out 20 Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in a 3-2 victory, ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 83,541 reads 36 comments

  8. Max Scherzer vs. Tigers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    The Washington Nationals lost five of their last six games coming into Wednesday's contest, but Max Scherzer wasn't about to let them lose another...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 23,639 reads 21 comments

  9. Mets Fan's Preseason Wager Realized via Tattoo Commemorating Bartolo Colon Homer

    Some things are so rare and precious that they beg to be commemorated forever. For one transplanted New York Mets fan, Bartolo Colon 's May 7 home run against the San Diego Padres qualified as such...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 7 months ago 28,447 reads 33 comments

  10. Steven Matz Injury: Updates on Mets SP's Elbow and Return

    New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz's elbow "flared up," according to Adam Rubin of ESPN.com, and he missed his scheduled start on May 14. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 15,638 reads 14 comments

  11. Is Nationals' Surprising Rotation Dominance the Real Deal?

    When asked about Joe Ross’ dominance this season, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker elected to offer a simple explanation. “He’s good,” he said of the Washington starting pitcher...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 3,194 reads 7 comments

  12. Dusty Baker Comments on Bryce Harper After Star Apparently Curses at Umpire

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker is a fan of Bryce Harper . And, apparently, corporal punishment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 11,058 reads 17 comments

  13. Scott Boras Comments on Bryce Harper's Future with the Nationals

    Agent Scott Boras may not be done directing his clients to stay with the Washington Nationals after securing a seven-year, $175 million extension for starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday, per MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 7,123 reads 18 comments

  14. Bryce Harper Comments on Yelling Apparent Curse Word at Umpire After Ejection

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was ejected during the ninth inning of Monday's 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers , and the reigning National League MVP showed no regret for his actions afterward...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 10,499 reads 65 comments

  15. Nationals Fan Looks Just Like Bryce Harper, Wears Full Uniform to Game

    Bryce Harper has a serious doppelganger . Check out this Washington Nationals fan decked out in full Harper swag, complete with the uniform, Ken-doll hair and even the typical missed jersey button...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 38,873 reads 29 comments

  16. Bryce Harper Yells Apparent Curse Word at Umpire After Nationals' Walk-Off Win

    The Washington Nationals won Monday's game against the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Clint Robinson's walk-off home run, but it was superstar Bryce Harper 's actions during the ensuing celebration that turned heads...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 118,886 reads 242 comments

  17. Stephen Strasburg's 7-Year, $175M Extension Is Calculated Risk for Nationals

    The Washington Nationals have decided to count on a guy who's traditionally been hard to count on. They could be glad they did. For now, Stephen Strasburg can count his money...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 20,074 reads 33 comments

  18. Stephen Strasburg, Nationals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals and starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg have agreed to a seven-year contract extension, the team confirmed Tuesday. Nationals owner Theodore N...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 25,498 reads 81 comments

  19. Dusty Baker Comments on Potentially Changing Lineup After Bryce Harper's 6 Walks

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker doesn't plan to change his lineup after reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper reached base seven times without recording a single hit on Sunday...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 7 months ago 1,848 reads 4 comments

  20. Bryce Harper Spotted Giving Jar of Money to Homeless Woman in Chicago

    Sunday may have seen Bryce Harper hit one of the most meaningful home runs of his 2016 season. It wasn't behind home plate—where the reigning NL MVP has experienced a recent ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 7 months ago 55,179 reads 65 comments

  21. Pitchers Running Scared from Bryce Harper Exposes MLB's Fatal Flaw

    CHICAGO — Imagine if there were a way, on every New England Patriots possession, to prevent Tom Brady from throwing the football...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 37,230 reads 270 comments

  22. Dad Makes Unbelievable, 1-Handed Foul Ball Catch with Son on His Hip

    This candidate for Coolest Father of the Year made an unbelievable one-handed, backhanded and barehanded catch after a Marcell Ozuna foul ball soared into his section during Sunday's ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 7 months ago 1,956 reads 2 comments

  23. Matt Harvey's Struggles Have Impact Beyond Present-Day Mets

    The New York Mets had every reason to plan on Matt Harvey being one of baseball's best pitchers this season. When healthy, he generally hasn't known how to be anything else...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 14,462 reads 27 comments

  24. Giancarlo Stanton Rounding Back into Elite Form for Surging Marlins

    Be careful out there. 'Tis the season when you never know if a Giancarlo Stanton home run ball might come falling out of the sky. The Miami Marlins right fielder went into Wednesday with five home runs in his last eight games...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 13,278 reads 33 comments

  25. Fredi Gonzalez Reportedly Fired as Braves Manager

    As the Atlanta Braves make their way through a long rebuilding season in 2016, manager Fredi Gonzalez will reportedly no longer be with the team...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 26,901 reads 94 comments