1. A.J. Cole Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    MLB announced Tuesday that it suspended Washington Nationals rookie pitcher A.J. Cole five games for intentionally throwing close to the head of Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang during Sunday afternoon's contest...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 hours ago 4,727 reads 5 comments

  2. Wilson Ramos' Torn ACL Could Be Straw That Breaks Ailing Nationals Offense

    The Washington Nationals offense has taken some big hits lately. On Tuesday, the Nats might have received a knockout punch...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 hours ago 4,228 reads 2 comments

  3. Wilson Ramos Injury: Updates on Nationals Catcher's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    The Washington Nationals have been dealt a huge blow heading into the postseason next week, with All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos suffering a torn ACL during Monday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 hours ago 6,028 reads 30 comments

  4. Is Max Scherzer Ready to Become MLB's Next Elite Postseason Ace?

    The term "ace" gets tossed around too liberally. There's more to it than simply being the best pitcher on your team. The Washington Nationals ' Max Scherzer , however, checks most of the ace boxes...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 20 hours ago 705 reads 3 comments

  5. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Wrist and Return

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper suffered a wrist injury Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates after an awkward slide into third base. X-rays on his wrist were negative, according to Byron Kerr of MASNsports...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 2,283 reads 7 comments

  6. Bryce Harper Rocks Katie Ledecky Swim Cap as Nationals Clinch NL East

    The Washington Nationals clinched their third NL East title Saturday evening, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates , 6-1...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 3 days ago 6,381 reads 1 comments

  7. NL East-Clinching Nationals Face Steep NL Playoff Climb with Battered Roster

    The Washington Nationals are your 2016 NL East champions, having clinched the division Saturday night. Their only worry right now is how much champagne stings when it gets in their eyes...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 6,986 reads 20 comments

  8. Nationals Clinch NL East: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    A year after they imploded down the stretch, the Washington Nationals put the clamps on a division title, clinching the National League East on Saturday with a 6-1 win over the ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 2,787 reads 4 comments

  9. Bryce Harper, Nationals GM and Trainer Reportedly Meet to Discuss Injury Rumors

    Following a report that a shoulder injury has hampered Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper , the reigning NL MVP reportedly denied any issues in a closed-door meeting with management Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 5,532 reads 9 comments

  10. Trea Turner Already Earning Place Among MLB's Elite Young Stars

    The Atlanta Braves tried fastballs and changeups , sliders and cutters, in and out, up and down. Whatever they threw, wherever they threw it, Trea Turner hit it...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 days ago 11,400 reads 16 comments

  11. Stephen Strasburg's Iffy Status Is Setback Nationals Are Well Armed to Weather

    In a vacuum, news that Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has strained the flexor mass in his right elbow might seem like a gut punch to the team's hopes of winning the World Series...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 19 days ago 15,223 reads 14 comments

  12. After Years in Minors, Bryce's Brother Bryan Harper Still Waiting for MLB Shot

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bryan Harper had entered a tie game to start the ninth inning for the Double-A Harrisburg Senators, and he was now in a bind—bases loaded, two outs...

    Hillel  Kuttler Written by Hillel Kuttler about 20 days ago 17,878 reads 5 comments

  13. Max Scherzer Has 12 Games with 10 or More Strikeouts, the Most in MLB

    Fact: Max Scherzer struck out 11 batters over eight innings in the Washington Nationals ' 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. It was Scherzer 's 12th game this season with 10 or more strikeouts, the most in MLB ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 28 days ago 1,777 reads 1 comments