1. Washington Nationals on Twitter

    After Yunel Escobar's ejection, Dan Uggla enters the game playing second base. Espi will shift from second to third. #Nats lead, 5-4...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 7 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Back and Return

    Bryce Harper has been on a torrid pace in May, leading the Washington Nationals into first place in the National League East. Unfortunately, the star outfielder will be out for at least one game with a sore back...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 hours ago 3,913 reads 10 comments

  3. Stephen Strasburg's Trainwreck 2015 Evoking Memories of Mark Prior's Rapid Fall

    See if this sounds familiar: A young power pitcher has a career year for a division-winning  National League  club. The next season, however, his performance drops off precipitously, injuries bite and the hand-wringing begins...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 18 hours ago 22,646 reads 38 comments

  4. Nats Have No Answer for Red-Hot Reds in Loss

    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Washington's Stephen Strasburg left after only 16 pitches because of a stiff neck, and Zack Cozart had three hits as the Cincinnati Reds rallied against the Nationals ' bullpen for a 5-2 victory on Friday night...

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  5. Another Early Exit for Strasburg as Nats Lose

    CINCINNATI — Midway through the second inning of Friday night's eventual 5-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds , Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg trudged to the dugout, ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jenn Leser about 19 hours ago 13 reads 0 comments

  6. Nats to Use Rotation in LF with Werth out

    With J-Werth injured, Matt Williams plans to use a rotation in left field. But he didn't rule out using the hot hand at the position...

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  7. Dan Uggla Is a Good Hugger, Washington Nationals Say

    Even before he came to the Nationals this season, Dan Uggla was long considered a strong clubhouse presence, valuable teammate and all-around good guy...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 day ago 62 reads 0 comments

  8. Nats Equipped to Handle Loss of Werth

    The Washington Nationals just caught another lousy break with the news that Jayson Werth will be sidelined until around August with a broken left wrist. That's not their first piece of bad news this season...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 2 days ago 69 reads 0 comments

  9. Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper Is a Blackhawks Fan

    The Washington Nationals are in Chicago for a three-game series, and Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has adopted the Blackhawks as his latest bandwagon team.....

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  10. Nats Stock Watch: Scherzer Showing Why He's the Ace

    Each week this season, we'll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 2 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  11. Power Duo Send Nationals Past Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Jon Lester and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Wednesday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jenn Leser about 3 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  12. Scherzer, Harper Lead Nats to Ninth Straight Series Win

    CHICAGO — Late May is no time to start handing out awards, but that doesn't mean speculation is off limits. Come autumn, things can — and undoubtedly will — change...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jenn Leser about 3 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  13. Harper's solo homer

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 days ago 577 reads 0 comments

  14. Debate: Will Bryce Harper or Nelson Cruz Finish with More Home Runs?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 3 days ago 2,791 reads 66 comments

  15. Desmond's Error Dooms Nats at Wrigley

    CHICAGO — By winning percentage, the Nationals entered Tuesday as one of the majors' best teams in one-run games...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  16. Ramos' Solo Homer

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  17. Harper's Leaping Catch

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  18. Early in $210M Deal, Max Scherzer on Road to Elite Cy Young Company

    When Max Scherzer signed his seven-year, $210 million megadeal with the Washington Nationals this winter, the question was whether he'd live up to the money...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 days ago 9,106 reads 30 comments

  19. Re-Evaluating the Washington Nationals' Top Draft Picks from the Past Decade

    For a team that's only been in the business of drafting players for 10 years, the Washington Nationals are exceptional at it...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 6 days ago 4,783 reads 6 comments

  20. Sandberg Upset with Nats' BP Music, Times

    All season, the Nationals have tried injecting a little humor — at least, that's one way to look at it — into pregame batting practice...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 6 days ago 464 reads 0 comments

  21. Strasburg Hammered Again as Hamels, Phillies Thump Nationals, 8-1

    Through the first three weeks of May, the Washington Nationals piled up wins, doing their best to file April's deluge of defeats into a forgotten drawer...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  22. Still No Answer for Strasburg's Woes

    There was a time, not terribly long ago, when the sight of Stephen Strasburg taking the mound was a confidence boost for the Nationals , not to mention a daunting prospect for the opposition...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 677 reads 0 comments

  23. Hamels Excels, Strasburg Hit Hard, Phils Stop Streaking Nats

    Cole Hamels pitched eight sharp innings, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies roughed up Stephen Strasburg, beating Washington 8-1 Saturday and ending the Nationals ' six-game winning streak...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 days ago 880 reads 0 comments

  24. Werth: Nats Benefiting from Relaxed Harper

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper has been carrying the Nationals for more than a month with his big bat, and teammate Jayson Werth called Harper's fast start "awesome...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  25. Harper, Scherzer Carry Nationals to 2-1 Win over Phillies

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 8 days ago 22 reads 0 comments