1. Bryce Harper Pays Homage to Harambe Ahead of NLDS Game 5

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper apparently had more than just Game 5 of the National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on his mind during Thursday's batting practice...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 10 months ago 45,813 reads 26 comments

  2. NLDS Game 5 Can Put Max Scherzer Back on Map as Clutch Postseason Ace

    Max Scherzer has started 276 games in the major leagues. That includes 11 in the postseason, which have covered a World Series game and Game 6 of the American League Championship Series...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 10,969 reads 21 comments

  3. A.J. Cole Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    MLB announced Tuesday that it suspended Washington Nationals rookie pitcher A.J. Cole five games for intentionally throwing close to the head of Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang during Sunday afternoon's contest...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 10 months ago 10,277 reads 7 comments

  4. Wilson Ramos' Torn ACL Could Be Straw That Breaks Ailing Nationals Offense

    The Washington Nationals offense has taken some big hits lately. On Tuesday, the Nats might have received a knockout punch...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 7,559 reads 13 comments

  5. Wilson Ramos Injury: Updates on Nationals Catcher's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Washington Nationals  All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos suffered a torn ACL during Sept. 26's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks . He had surgery and faces multiple months of rehab...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 9,965 reads 31 comments

  6. Is Max Scherzer Ready to Become MLB's Next Elite Postseason Ace?

    The term "ace" gets tossed around too liberally. There's more to it than simply being the best pitcher on your team. The Washington Nationals ' Max Scherzer , however, checks most of the ace boxes...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 3,141 reads 9 comments

  7. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Wrist and Return

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper suffered a wrist injury on Sept. 25 against the Pittsburgh Pirates after an awkward slide into third base. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 2,940 reads 8 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 7,221 reads 1 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 7,162 reads 20 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 2,837 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 2,380 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 5,841 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 11,724 reads 15 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 15,258 reads 14 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 18,422 reads 5 comments

  16. 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 ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 months ago 1,823 reads 1 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 11,535 reads 19 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 3,902 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 279,076 reads 108 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 29,338 reads 28 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 21,072 reads 56 comments

  22. 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 12 months ago 40,355 reads 161 comments

  23. 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 12 months ago 14,240 reads 34 comments

  24. 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 12 months ago 8,300 reads 36 comments

  25. 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 12 months ago 5,721 reads 2 comments