1. MLB Top Prospect Trea Turner Could Be Extra Spark for Contending Nationals

    They're already in first place in the NL East, but the Washington Nationals have decided to call in the cavalry anyway. As Talk Nats Blog first reported, Washington is expected to promote speedy shortstop Trea Turner, whom MLB...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 16,568 reads 21 comments

  2. Trea Turner Recalled from Triple-A Syracuse by Nationals

    It's finally Trea Turner's time to shine in the nation's capital as the Washington Nationals announced Friday that Turner has been recalled with Ryan Zimmerman going on paternity leave...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 9,391 reads 9 comments

  3. What's Wrong with Bryce Harper After Shocking Extended Slump?

    Remember when Bryce Harper was Bryce Harper? Oh, sure. The Washington Nationals ' star right fielder has occasionally looked like himself here and there in recent weeks...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 29,144 reads 69 comments

  4. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Knee and Return

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper left May 30's game against the Philadelphia Phillies after getting hit in the right knee by a Jeremy Hellickson pitch in the seventh inning...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 13,245 reads 16 comments

  5. Mike Rizzo's Contract Option Exercised by Nationals: Latest Details and Reaction

    A strong start to the 2016 season has bought Mike Rizzo extra job security, as the Washington Nationals exercised their general manager's contract option Saturday, according to Bill Ladson of MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 1,574 reads 1 comments

  6. Bryce Harper, Yasiel Puig Rock New 'Make Baseball Fun Again' Gear

    Bryce Harper 's campaign to "make baseball fun again" rages on. The Washington Nationals outfielder/new-school crusader got a high-profile supporter recently in the form of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 15,520 reads 28 comments

  7. Max Scherzer Carves His Place in MLB History with 20-K Masterpiece

    Take a bow, Max Scherzer . One season after twirling a pair of no-hitters, the Washington Nationals right-hander struck out 20 Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in a 3-2 victory, ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 83,519 reads 37 comments

  8. Max Scherzer vs. Tigers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    The Washington Nationals lost five of their last six games coming into Wednesday's contest, but Max Scherzer wasn't about to let them lose another...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 23,604 reads 21 comments

  9. Is Nationals' Surprising Rotation Dominance the Real Deal?

    When asked about Joe Ross’ dominance this season, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker elected to offer a simple explanation. “He’s good,” he said of the Washington starting pitcher...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 4 months ago 3,192 reads 7 comments

  10. Dusty Baker Comments on Bryce Harper After Star Apparently Curses at Umpire

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker is a fan of Bryce Harper . And, apparently, corporal punishment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 11,024 reads 19 comments

  11. Scott Boras Comments on Bryce Harper's Future with the Nationals

    Agent Scott Boras may not be done directing his clients to stay with the Washington Nationals after securing a seven-year, $175 million extension for starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday, per MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 7,100 reads 18 comments

  12. Bryce Harper Comments on Yelling Apparent Curse Word at Umpire After Ejection

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was ejected during the ninth inning of Monday's 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers , and the reigning National League MVP showed no regret for his actions afterward...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 10,473 reads 65 comments

  13. Nationals Fan Looks Just Like Bryce Harper, Wears Full Uniform to Game

    Bryce Harper has a serious doppelganger . Check out this Washington Nationals fan decked out in full Harper swag, complete with the uniform, Ken-doll hair and even the typical missed jersey button...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 38,853 reads 29 comments

  14. Bryce Harper Yells Apparent Curse Word at Umpire After Nationals' Walk-Off Win

    The Washington Nationals won Monday's game against the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Clint Robinson's walk-off home run, but it was superstar Bryce Harper 's actions during the ensuing celebration that turned heads...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 118,844 reads 242 comments

  15. Stephen Strasburg's 7-Year, $175M Extension Is Calculated Risk for Nationals

    The Washington Nationals have decided to count on a guy who's traditionally been hard to count on. They could be glad they did. For now, Stephen Strasburg can count his money...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 20,056 reads 33 comments

  16. Stephen Strasburg, Nationals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals and starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg have agreed to a seven-year contract extension, the team confirmed Tuesday. Nationals owner Theodore N...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 25,472 reads 81 comments

  17. Dusty Baker Comments on Potentially Changing Lineup After Bryce Harper's 6 Walks

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker doesn't plan to change his lineup after reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper reached base seven times without recording a single hit on Sunday...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 4 months ago 1,792 reads 4 comments

  18. Bryce Harper Spotted Giving Jar of Money to Homeless Woman in Chicago

    Sunday may have seen Bryce Harper hit one of the most meaningful home runs of his 2016 season. It wasn't behind home plate—where the reigning NL MVP has experienced a recent ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 55,147 reads 65 comments

  19. Pitchers Running Scared from Bryce Harper Exposes MLB's Fatal Flaw

    CHICAGO — Imagine if there were a way, on every New England Patriots possession, to prevent Tom Brady from throwing the football...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 4 months ago 37,221 reads 270 comments

  20. Jayson Werth Injury: Updates on Nationals OF's Hamstring and Return

    Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth was held out of the lineup against the Miami Marlins on Thursday after suffering a hamstring injury Wednesday night. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 1,162 reads 0 comments

  21. Bryce Harper Becoming Even Better Hitter in 2016 Than Historic MVP Season

    Anyone who came into the season thinking Bryce Harper couldn't possibly improve on his superstar-making 2015 season should know this: Harper's 2016 self is making his 2015 self look like a chump...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 40,189 reads 75 comments

  22. Fan Writes on a Poster He Traveled 4,000 Miles to See 'Bruce' Harper

    In the never-ending game of "who traveled the farthest to see an athlete play," one fan tried to trump others at Citizens Bank Park for Saturday's Washington Nationals - Philadelphia Phillies game by detailing his 4,000-mile trek on a poster...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 52,059 reads 60 comments

  23. 8-1 Nationals Look Rejuvenated Under Dusty Baker with ML's Best Record in 2016

    Imagine if the Washington Nationals had started this way last year. Come to think of it, the Nationals were supposed to start this way last year. Start this way, finish this way, play all year this way...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 5 months ago 18,637 reads 47 comments

  24. Bryce Harper's 100th Career Home Run Is Grand Slam vs. Braves

    Bryce Harper hit the century mark in home runs, and he did it in style. The 23-year-old reigning National League MVP hit the 100th homer of his career, a grand slam, in the third inning of Thursday's 6-2 win over the Atlanta Braves ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 5 months ago 20,283 reads 24 comments

  25. Keys to the Washington Nationals Getting Back on Track to the Playoffs

    As the Washington Nationals learned in painful fashion just a season ago, in the bigs, everything that can go wrong will go wrong...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 483 reads 0 comments