1. Ken Rosenthal: Matt Williams Doesn't Have Team Focused on Details Yet

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  2. Harper and Trout Understand Hyped Matchup, but Focus Is on Winning

    With the arrival of the Los Angeles Angels in D.C. comes the much anticipated matchup between 22-year-old Mike Trout and 21-year-old Bryce Harper.....

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  3. Gio Gonzalez, RG3 & Redskins Hang out at White House

    Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez spent his Monday afternoon at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll and, naturally, he made some friends...

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  4. Nationals Starting Pitching Is Slowly Trending Up

    Four days ago, the Washington Nationals ' starting rotation was near the bottom of the majors. Through 16 games this season, their starting pitchers had a 5.19 ERA. At one point, only one team had a worse rotation ERA, the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 16 hours ago 24 reads 0 comments

  5. Williams Shows Faith in Clippard Despite Struggles

    Tyler Clippard has been among baseball's most-effective relievers for more than four years now, and he has shown an ability to bounce back from several rough stretches along the way...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 16 hours ago 12 reads 0 comments

  6. Nationals Grind Their Way to Walk-off Victory

    As Denard Span stepped to the plate late Sunday afternoon, bases full of teammates and the game tied in the bottom of the ninth, he paused for a moment to examine the Cardinals ' unusual-looking infield alignment...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  7. Slider-Free Stephen Strasburg Strikes out Nine

    The late-awakening Nationals ' offense prevented Stephen Strasburg from picking up his second win of the year, but in the Nationals' 3-2 victory Sunday afternoon he pitched well enough to earn it...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  8. Span's Walk-off Sac Fly Caps Nats' Comeback Win

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 187 reads 0 comments

  9. Nationals' Harper in Lineup Sunday Following Benching for 'Lack of Hustle'

    Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson is hoping his young star got the message following Saturday's benching as he's penciled Bryce Harper back in the lineup Sunday...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 days ago 42 reads 1 comments

  10. Washington Nationals' Matt Williams Makes Statement by Pulling Bryce Harper

    With players like longtime franchise cornerstone Ryan Zimmerman, veteran outfielder Jayson Werth , emerging leader Ian Desmond, and highly touted young stars Bryce Harper and Stephen ...

    Michael Natelli Written by Michael Natelli about 3 days ago 557 reads 0 comments

  11. Bryce Harper Benching Is the Right Message Sent the Wrong Way

    On Saturday afternoon, Nationals manager Matt Williams pulled Bryce Harper from their game against the Cardinals because he didn't run out a little ground ball tapper back to the pitcher...

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  12. Bryce Harper Benched for Lack of Hustle During Loss to Cardinals

    Washington Nationals star outfielder Bryce Harper was benched by manager Matt Williams during Saturday's 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals for a luck of hustle, according to CSNWashington...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 3 days ago 39,136 reads 124 comments

  13. Denard Span (Concussion) Returns to Lineup Today vs. Cardinals

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  14. Drew Storen Gets Two Big Outs to Continue Strong Start

    With two runners on base and only one out in the eighth inning of a 3-1 game, Manager Matt Williams called on Drew Storen...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  15. Nats' Fister Has 'No Issues' During Session

    Right-hander Doug Fister threw two innings at extended spring training in Florida and could join the Nationals in about three weeks "assuming all goes well," manager Matt Williams said...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  16. Denard Span to Begin Rehab Assignment at Class A Hagerstown

    Denard Span is scheduled to begin his minor league rehab assignment at Class A Hagerstown on Thursday night. The Nationals expect Span to get three at-bats in his first rehab game and increase the workload to four at-bats in a second rehab game...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  17. Rendon Staying Healthy and Delivering Big Hits for Nationals

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  18. Williams on Comebacks: "It's a Good Thing. Not Ideal, but Good"

    The Nationals are now up to five comeback wins in 15 games, meaning more than half of their victories have come when the opponent scores first.....

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  19. Bryce Harper Scratched with Quad Tightness but Expected to Play

    Bryce Harper was scratched an hour before Wednesday's game with a tight left quadriceps muscle but is expected to play on Thursday in Washington against the St. Louis Cardinals ...

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  20. Better Late Than Never

    We begin with a caveat that should be included in just about any analysis written about a major-league ballclub before the calendar shifts to May: It's early, so it's entirely possible this trend won't sustain itself over the full season...

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  21. Werth HR Helps Nats Rally Past Marlins, 6-3

    Jayson Werth's homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 174 reads 0 comments

  22. Harper Scratched vs. Marlins with Quad Tightness

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  23. Bryce Harper Scratched vs. Marlins

    Bryce Harper scratched from the lineup: McLouth CF, Rendon 3B, Werth RF, LaRoche 1B, Desmond SS, Espinosa 2B, Moore LF, Lobaton C, Roark P...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 6 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  24. Harper Scratched vs. Marlins

    Bryce Harper scratched from #Nats lineup. Tyler Moore now playing left. Harper's been dealing with quad tightness lately...

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  25. Why Stephen Strasburg Is Being Passed Up by MLB's Other Young Aces

    Remember when Stephen Strasburg was The Next Big Thing in Pitching? The way the Washington Nationals right-hander is throwing these days, it's getting harder and harder to recall such a time, even though it wasn't all that long ago...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 days ago 23,279 reads 52 comments