1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. Rendon Staying Healthy and Delivering Big Hits for Nationals

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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...

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  9. Harper Scratched vs. Marlins with Quad Tightness

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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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  12. 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 3 days ago 22,813 reads 52 comments

  13. Bryce Harper's New Gatorade Commercial Is Wet, Screaming Insanity

    Intense? Screaming? Soaking wet? Yup, it’s a new Bryce Harper commercial. The Washington Nationals slugger is soaked head to toe in a new commercial by Gatorade...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 days ago 14,724 reads 26 comments

  14. World premiere! Bryce Harper's first Gatorade commercial is liquid fun

    At one point in the dream-like "liquid world" of Bryce Harper's first commercial as a spokesman for Gatorade, he swings and literally tears the cover off the ball like Roy Hobbs in "The Natural...

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  15. Wilson Ramos Gets Stitches Removed from Left Hand

    According to beat writer James Wagner of the Washington Post, Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos got the stitches removed from his surgically-repaired left hand on Tuesday afternoon and has now been cleared to begin basic rehab activities...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 4 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  16. Injuries Mean a Larger Role for Kevin Frandsen in the Outfield

    Before this season, Kevin Frandsen started only five games in the outfield in eight seasons in the majors. Injuries to Denard Span (concussion), Scott Hairston (oblique) and Nate McLouth ...

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  17. Nats' Zimmermann Rebounds, Marlins Lose Eighth Straight

    The postgame scene in the Washington Nationals clubhouse included a smoke machine, strobe lights and blaring music, which created an atmosphere akin to a South Beach nightclub...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  18. Nats Hand Marlins 8th Straight Loss, 9-2

    Jordan Zimmermann bounced back from the shortest start of his career to pitch seven innings and lead the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 win over the Miami Marlins , who endured their eighth loss in a row...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 171 reads 0 comments

  19. Nationals Prospect Lucas Giolito Shows Elite Potential for 2015

    When a teenage pitcher is ranked among the sport’s top prospects prior to his full-season debut, it’s a pretty big deal...

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  20. Upton, Freeman Homer as Braves Sweep Nationals

    NOTES: Washington RF Jayson Werth returned after a sore groin forced him from the lineup on Saturday. Werth went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts and stranded three runners. ... Simmons hit in the No...

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  21. Braves Rake Gonzalez Early, Lead 6-0 (Nats Lose 10-2)

    It didn't take long for the Braves to get to Gio Gonzalez. Atlanta took a 3-0 lead over the Nationals in the first inning...

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  22. Werth Starting in RF, Batting 3rd

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  23. Tyler Clippard on struggles against Braves: 'I haven't really executed'

    Tyler Clippard has been an invaluable part of the Nationals bullpen for the past five seasons. No reliever in baseball logged more work — 323 innings — in the four seasons between 2010 and 2013 than Clippard...

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  24. Zimmerman Leaves Game with Apparent Thumb Injury

    A Nationals club already reeling from several injuries to key players lost another lineup stalwart Saturday night when Ryan Zimmerman was forced to leave the game at Turner Field with an apparent right thumb injury...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  25. Zimmerman Leaves Game Early Due to Apparent Injury

    Ryan Zimmerman leaves the game in the fifth. Appeared to injure hand when diving into second. Espinosa now at 2B, Rendon at 3B...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 6 reads 0 comments