1. Jose Canseco Predicts Nationals' Zach Walters Will Be the Next MVP

    According to Jose Canseco, we've been comparing the wrong young Nationals player to Mike Trout all along. Sorry, Bryce Harper. It's not you, Anthony Rendon...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 134 reads 0 comments

  2. Detwiler's Struggles Continue in Loss to Pirates

    In a season filled with inconsistency from night to night, the one relative constant for the Nationals has been their bullpen...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  3. Unproductive Nationals Are Stuck at .500

    The Washington Nationals , a team that only two months ago headed north from Florida with a loaded roster and the loftiest of expectations, fielded a lineup Friday night that featured one player with a batting average over ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  4. Zimmermann, Offense Struggle in Loss to Pirates

    It's a struggle for the Nationals to score runs these days, with a lineup lacking Adam LaRoche, Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 8 reads 0 comments

  5. Fister Fitting Right in with the Nationals

    For the first time in his brief Nationals career stunted by injury, Doug Fister took the mound at Nationals Park on Tuesday night...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  6. Nats Keep Searching for Clutch Hit

    PITTSBURGH — At the moment the Washington Nationals mounted their most dangerous threat Friday night, they revealed their most pressing weakness...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  7. Stras Right to Abandon the Slider

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 46 reads 0 comments

  8. Treinen Impresses Again in 2nd Start

    Blake Treinen arrived from Class AAA Thursday night, carried himself like a full-blown big leaguer and pitched nothing like a stand-in. He weathered a near disaster. He wore the stalwart expression of a gunslinger...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  9. Bucs' McCutchen Has the Answers vs. Nats

    PITTSBURGH — Flat on his back, pressed against the outfield grass, Andrew McCutchen held the ball up in his glove, like one more light atop the Roberto Clemente Bridge...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 48 reads 0 comments

  10. Harper Went to the P-Nats Game to Watch His Brother Pitch Last Night

    So Bryce Harper was in attendance for Thursday night's Potomac Nationals game -- apparently not to see Adam LaRoche, but to see his big brother, Bryan, pitch:....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 87 reads 0 comments

  11. Ryan Zimmerman Impressing in Outfield Drills

    For the fifth time in six games this homestand, Ryan Zimmerman trotted out to left field and tracked down fungos. First, outfielder coach Tony Tarasco whacked fly balls to him and Zach Walters...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Adam LaRoche to Start Rehab Assignment Thursday in Potomac

    First baseman Adam LaRoche remains on track for a rapid return from the disabled list and, with an eye on playing for the Nationals on Sunday in Pittsburgh , he said he will play in his first rehab game Thursday at Class A Potomac...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 2 reads 0 comments

  13. Nats' Span Hits First Home Run as Hot Streak Continues

    After tying a Nationals ' record with a perfect 5-for-5 game on Tuesday night, center fielder Denard Span picked up right where he left off against the Reds on Wednesday.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  14. Nationals Slowed by Simon, Rain

    If the Washington Nationals wanted to beat Alfredo Simon, their best hope was finding some way to get him out of the game...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  15. Washington Nationals Lose Another Player as Gio Gonzalez Sidelined by Shoulder

    The Washington Nationals have lost Gio Gonzalez for the next few weeks. The Cy Young contender has what the Nationals are calling soreness and inflammation in his pitching ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 1,917 reads 0 comments

  16. Williams Explains Why Zim Is Working out in Left Field

    While Ryan Zimmerman waits to be cleared to resume full baseball activities, the Nationals are trying to find ways for their injured third baseman to get some work in without risking any further damage to his healing right thumb...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 64 reads 0 comments

  17. Blake Treinen to Take Gio Gonzalez's Spot in the Nationals' Rotation

    Now that Gio Gonzalez is on the disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, the Nationals will turn to right-hander Blake Treinen to take his spot in the starting rotation.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  18. Nats' Bullpen Scoreless Streak Ends at 27 2/3

    When Ross Detwiler got Devin Mesoraco to popup to the third baseman in the top of the 15th inning late Monday night, the left-hander extended a streak of dominance by the Nationals bullpen to new, hard-to-fathom lengths...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  19. Brandon Phillips, Billy Hamilton Rob Nats in Extras

    In a game that took four hours, 58 minutes and 15 innings to settle, the Nationals lost to the Reds on Monday night despite twice coming inches away from victory...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  20. Injured Adam LaRoche Pops in as a Surprise MASN Guest Analyst

    There's only so much stretching, hitting, medical treatment, sitting in the dugout and clubhouse that Adam LaRoche can do each day while on the disabled list with a right quad strain...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  21. Nats Go the Distance Only to Lose

    Three hitters stood between Aroldis Chapman and the end of the night, and that almost always means the end of the night is near...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  22. Danny Espinosa's Revival Hits a Snag

    The first month of Danny Espinosa's season seemed to create a line of demarcation. He had erased the 2013 hitting version of himself, it appeared, replacing it with a calm, selective approach...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  23. Ramos Heating Up Just When Nats Need Him Most

    Wilson Ramos went 0-for-4 on Saturday and saw his batting average drop to .154. With the Nationals scheduled to wrap up their weekend series against the Mets with a traditional ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  24. UPDATE: Gonzalez to DL, Waiting for Results of MRI

    One day after watching Gio Gonzalez labor through a second consecutive rough start and offer some admission his arm wasn't 100 percent healthy, the Nationals placed the left-hander ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 3 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  25. Ryan Zimmerman May Become a Leftfielder

    As we noted yesterday, Ryan Zimmerman's timetable for returning from his fractured thumb is up in the air, as his bum shoulder makes the resumption of throwing a much tougher proposition for him than doing so would for most rehabbing players...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 140 reads 0 comments