1. 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 ...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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 10 months ago 3,392 reads 9 comments

  4. 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...

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  5. Stephen Strasburg's Hitless Return Shows He's Ready for Big 2nd Half

    The Washington Nationals ' Stephen Strasburg carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning Sunday before getting the hook with two outs and 109 pitches under his belt...

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  6. Stephen Strasburg Exits with No-Hitter Intact in 7th Inning vs. Reds

    The Washington Nationals pulled starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg after 6.2 innings of no-hit ball Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds . Strasburg threw 109 pitches in the outing, striking out five batters and walking four...

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  7. Mat Latos to Nationals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals signed pitcher Mat Latos to a minor league contract on Wednesday, manager Dusty Baker confirmed to Dan Kolko of MASN...

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  8. MLB's No. 1 Prospect Lucas Giolito Teases Elite Potential in Scoreless Debut

    On Tuesday, only one opponent bested the Washington Nationals ' Lucas Giolito in his hotly anticipated MLB debut: Mother Nature...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 25,208 reads 45 comments

  9. Lucas Giolito Called Up from Double-a by Nationals, Will Start vs. Mets

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker told reporters Monday that exciting prospect and right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito would make his MLB debut Tuesday against the New York Mets ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 months ago 9,261 reads 10 comments

  10. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Back and Return

    Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been out since June 20 with an upper-back strain that forced him to the disabled list. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 13,023 reads 32 comments

  11. Forming Ryan Braun-Bryce Harper Duo Could Be Game-Changer for Nationals

    The Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals open a three-game set in Milwaukee on June 24. Ryan Braun will probably still be in a Brewers uniform at that point, though the trade chatter surrounding him will only intensify as the Aug...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 34,030 reads 33 comments

  12. Jonathan Papelbon Injury: Updates on Nationals RP's Intercostal Strain, Return

    Washington Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon had been recovering from an intercostal strain and was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 14, but he is ready to return...

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

    Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg exited against the Cincinnati Reds on June 4 with cramping in his calf. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 3,143 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 16,748 reads 21 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 9,424 reads 9 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 29,683 reads 69 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 13,527 reads 16 comments

  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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...

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  20. 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 12 months ago 83,744 reads 36 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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 12 months ago 11,119 reads 17 comments

  24. 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 ...

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  25. 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 12 months ago 10,572 reads 65 comments