1. 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 6 months ago 7,210 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 7,150 reads 20 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 2,833 reads 4 comments

  4. Daniel Murphy Injury: Updates on Nationals 2B's Buttocks and Return

    Washington Nationals All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy was dealing with a strained buttock that had kept him out of action since Sept. 20. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 2,329 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 5,816 reads 9 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 11,665 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 15,252 reads 14 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 18,247 reads 5 comments

  9. 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 ...

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  10. Don't Forget About Max Scherzer in NL Cy Young Race

    If Max Scherzer 's American League Cy Young Award is beginning to feel lonely, it could soon have company. In the wasteland that is the National League Cy Young race without a fully functioning Clayton Kershaw, anyone could claim this year's award...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 11,369 reads 19 comments

  11. Max Scherzer Makes No-Look, Between-the-Legs Stop

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer didn't even need to look to prevent Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop from earning a hit in the fifth inning of Thursday's game at Nationals Park...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 3,897 reads 0 comments

  12. Katie Ledecky Hilariously Hands Medals to Bryce Harper Before 1st Pitch

    American swimmer Katie Ledecky brought home four gold medals and a silver from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper received a firsthand look at her prizes Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 279,056 reads 108 comments

  13. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Elbow and Return

    The Washington Nationals placed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list due to right elbow soreness on Aug. 22. Strasburg returned from the DL on Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 29,226 reads 28 comments

  14. Jonathan Papelbon Released by Nationals: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Jonathan Papelbon 's tumultuous tenure with the Washington Nationals has come to an end. The Nationals announced he was officially released on Saturday. ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 20,850 reads 56 comments

  15. Bryce Harper's Historic MVP Season Suddenly Looking Like an Anomaly

    In Saturday's 7-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants , Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper struck out three times and exited after the sixth inning with a stiff neck, per Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 40,294 reads 161 comments

  16. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Neck and Return

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was dealing with a stiff neck that kept him out of the lineup for multiple games amid reports he was also dealing with a shoulder injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 13,919 reads 34 comments

  17. Electric Rookie Trea Turner Providing Crucial Spark for Nationals

    For much of the season, the leadoff spot has been a barren wasteland for the Washington Nationals . Consider rookie Trea Turner an oasis in the nation's capital...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 8,281 reads 36 comments

  18. Nationals Turn MLB's First 3-3-5 Triple Play in Win over Giants

    The Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-1 at AT&T Park on Friday night, and their win came with the help of a very special triple play. According to Jamal Collier of MLB ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 5,705 reads 2 comments

  19. Nationals Turn 1st Triple Play Since Moving to Washington

    The Washington Nationals turned a triple play in Friday's 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants , marking the first time the franchise has done so since moving from Montreal to Washington in 2005, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 1,515 reads 3 comments

  20. Nationals Feeling Pressure to Make Big Move Before Trade Deadline

    There's nothing wrong with protecting your prospects. If the Washington Nationals hadn't held on to Trea Turner, they wouldn't have beaten the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 36,399 reads 80 comments

  21. Stephen Strasburg's Loss to the Dodgers Was His 1st Loss Since September 9, 2015

    Fact: Stephen Strasburg lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, his first loss since September 9, 2015 (21 starts)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 months ago 11,298 reads 7 comments

  22. Nationals Play Franchise's Longest Regular-Season Game Since 1989

    The Washington Nationals played an 18-inning marathon against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, marking the franchise's longest regular-season game since 1989, back when the team was still known as the Montreal Expos, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 1,496 reads 0 comments

  23. Stephen Strasburg Becomes 5th Pitcher to Start 13-0 in Cy Young Era

    Washington Nationals All-Star ace Stephen Strasburg went eight innings during Friday night's 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates , allowing one earned run and just three hits while striking out six to improve to 13-0 on the season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 9,310 reads 23 comments

  24. Max Scherzer Replaces Stephen Strasburg on 2016 NL All-Star Roster

    Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will replace teammate Stephen Strasburg on the 2016 National League All-Star roster, MLB announced on Friday. Scherzer, 31, is 9-6 with a 3...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 3,390 reads 9 comments

  25. Ryan Zimmerman Injury: Updates on Nationals 1B's Status and Return

    Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an injury to his ribs on July 8. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 7,985 reads 2 comments