Ian Desmond.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Matt Williams Stands Firmly Behind Ian Desmond: ‘It Will Work Itself Out’

Matt Williams stand firmly behind shortstop Ian Desmond amid flurry of defensive struggles.


Blake Treinen Drops the ball

After Offensive Explosion, Nats Blow Lead Late in 8-7 Loss to Boston

After an overdue offensive explosion, the Nationals blow the lead late in an 8-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox.


Xavier Cedeno of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nationals Designate LHP Xavier Cedeno for Assignment, Call Up RHP Rafael Martin

The Nationals designate Xavier Cedeno for assignment, and promote RHP Rafael Martin from Triple-A Syracuse.


Jayson Werth reacts at Fenway Park

It’s Way Too Early to Panic at Nats Park … Right?

Gauging the level of concern for the 2-5 Nationals, and when the timing is appropriate to panic.


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This Week In Baseball: Pace Of Play Rules Working Early

With the pageantry and tradition of Opening Day, America’s pastime is officially back.


Hanley Ramirez looks on from the outfield at Fenway Park. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nats Knocked Out Early In 9-4 Loss At Fenway

In their home opener, the Red Sox took advantage of the Nationals sloppy play during an afternoon road game at Fenway Park.


Mookie Betts robs Bryce Harper

Nationals Had Disastrous First Three Innings Against Red Sox (Video)

Jordan Zimmermann was pulled after allowing eight runs in the first three innings against the Red Sox.


Jayson Werth smiles

Jayson Werth Returns, Thrilled to Be Back in Nationals Lineup

Jayson Werth returns to the Nationals lineup, and he’s more than thrilled to be back.


Ian Desmond and Dan Uggla go after a ball dropped between them

Boomer Esiason, John Feinstein Taking So Hard on the Nationals

Boomer Esiason and John Feinstein had some extraordinarily hot takes on the Nationals in the first week of baseball.


Doug Fister throws pitch

Bullpen Blows One for Fister, Nats Lose to Phillies

The Washington Nationals sure don’t look like the NL East favorite.


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Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 8, 2013

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.

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MLB Preseason Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.

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