1. Bryce Sitting After Coming Up Lame on 2B Wed.

    The Nationals gave stars Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon the day off on Thursday as they prepared to take on the Atlanta Braves in their series finale. Both players are dealing with minor injuries with the team about to embark on a six-game road trip...

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  2. Turner Moving Up Fast, Promoted to AAA

    After only 10 days at Class AA Harrisburg, Nationals shortstop prospect Trea Turner has been promoted to Class AAA Syracuse, according to multiple people familiar with the situation...

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  3. Bryce Sitting After Coming Up Lame on 2B Wed.

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  4. Slumping and with a Heavy Heart, Desmond Comes Up Big

    Ian Desmond knows one swing will not solve all of his problems and break him out of his worst offensive funk in years. After all, it wasn't even a hit. But given the circumstances surrounding the night, his slump and the team, Desmond's...

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  5. Bryce Harper Suffers Cramp vs. Braves, Will Be Re-Evaluated Thursday

    Bryce Harper gave Washington Nationals fans a scare in Wednesday's 2-1 extra-innings win over the Atlanta Braves ...

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  6. Desmond's Sac Fly in 11th Lifts Nats Past Braves, 2-1

    WASHINGTON -- Ian Desmond hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift Washington to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night for the Nationals ' fifth straight victory...

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  7. Janssen, Carpenter Provide Experience to Nats Bullpen

    The Nationals ' bullpen has been through its fair share of changes this season, largely due to injuries up and down their pitching staff. Those circumstances have forced the Nats to at times call on rookies to come up and fill in...

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  8. Nats' Lineup vs Braves

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  9. Nationals Pitcher Gio Gonzalez Says Jayson Werth's Beard Is "Beautiful"

    Like so many baseball players, Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez has his superstitions on game day...

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  10. Strasburg Makes a Triumphant Return as Nationals Top Braves, 3-1

    The Washington Nationals ' vaunted rotation is finally whole again with the return of Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday night...

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  11. Stephen Strasburg's Strong Return Crucial Step for Not-So-Super Rotation

    The super rotation has yet to be to this point in the season. In fact, the only man who has lived up to the hype is the same one who sparked the "super" label in the first place when he agreed to pitch for the Washington Nationals in January...

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  12. Zimmerman Hopes to Test Left Foot Soon

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, who has been out since June 9 because of left foot plantar fasciitis.....

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  13. Score Great Seats for Braves vs. Nats!

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  14. Bryce Sets NL Mark with 9.2M All-Star Votes

    .@bharper3407 sets NL voting record w 9.2M votes, breaking prev. record by nearly 2M #VoteNats http://t.co/hoYntJoe2j http://t...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 11 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  15. Matt of Matt's Bats: Could Ross Be Real Steal from Offseason Deal?

    Last offseason, Nationals fans were expecting the team to make a big move for a second baseman, after Asdrubal Cabrera left in free agency and people thought Danny Espinosa's hitting troubles would continue...

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  16. Desmond in Depth on His Struggles

    Stuck in a month-long slump, shortstop Ian Desmond was given Friday night off by the Nationals ' coaching staff with the intention of giving him some rest, both physically and mentally...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  17. Stephen Strasburg Expected to Return from DL for Start

    It's expected that right-hander Stephen Strasburg will come off the 15-day disabled list and return to the mound for tonight's series opener with Braves at Nationals Park...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 11 months ago 1,180 reads 0 comments

  18. What We've Learned About the Washington Nationals Near the Halfway Mark

    The Washington Nationals ' erratic first half of the season has been a learning experience for the fans as they come to grips with a team that may not, after all, be the first-ever ...

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  19. Mark Lerner on Bryce Harper: 'We'll Enjoy the Ride, at Least While He's Here'

    WUSA 9's Holden Kushner sat down with Mark Lerner last week and asked the Nationals principal owner about his team's two biggest stars, Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer, as well as the future of the franchise and, yes, chocolate syrup...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 11 months ago 60 reads 0 comments

  20. How a Successful Stephen Strasburg Comeback Would Impact Nats' Charge

    Here's something for the Washington Nationals to ponder: What if they get Stephen Strasburg back? And not merely in the sense of Strasburg 's taking the hill again, which ...

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  21. Huge First Inning Sets Tone for Nats in 9-2 Win over Pirates

    The day after Max Scherzer etched his name in the history books with his first no-hitter, the Nationals ' lineup wasted no time on Sunday doing something special of their own...

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  22. Nationals Score Nine Runs in the First to Knock Around Pirates, Complete Sweep

    Pittsburgh Pirates starter Charlie Morton entered Sunday's start against the Washington Nationals on a 14 1/3 -inning scoreless streak, the third-longest active streak in the majors...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 11 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  23. Harper Homers in 9-Run 1st as Gonzalez, Nats Beat Pirates

    Bryce Harper and Yunel Escobar homered during a nine-run burst in the first inning, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 Sunday...

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  24. Scherzer: No-Hitter Is Dad's Father's Day Gift

    WASHINGTON -- Max Scherzer's parents were on hand at Nationals Park on Saturday to see his no-hitter, allowing the Nationals' ace to give his dad an unforgettable Father's Day present...

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  25. WSH Sets Team Record with 24 Straight Scoreless IP

    RECORD ALERT! The #Nats pitching staff has now tossed 24 consecutive scoreless innings, a new Nationals record (2005-pres...

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