Ian Desmond


Nationals’ Ian Desmond Hits Baseball 470 Feet Off Giants’ Jake Peavy (Watch)

Ian Desmond hit a home run further than anyone has off Jake Peavy this season.



With Strange Timing, Ian Desmond Calls Out Mets Fans for Attendance

Ian Desmond called out Mets fans — or an apparent lack thereof — for their turnout at Citi Field on Friday, the timing of which was very strange.


Matt Williams#9 of the Washington Nationals stands on pitchers mound after lifting pitcher Tanner Roark #57, left, during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 3, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Catcher Jose Lobaton #59, third baseman Anthony Rendon #6 and short stop Ian Desmond #20 join Williams on the mound. (credit: Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

5 Things Nats Need To Go Right in Second Half to Win NL East

Much work is left if Washington hopes for a third division title in four seasons. Here’s a list of what has to go right in the second half.



Report: Ian Desmond Has Lost ‘Half’ His Free Agency Value

Ian Desmond’s free agency value has cratered amidst the worst season of his career, and the season my be too far gone for him to recover.


Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond's name has been heavily involved in trade rumors this offseason. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

F.P. Santangelo: Nats Ian Desmond is Suffering From Being ‘In Between’

MASN Nationals analyst and former MLB player FP Santangello explains the plight of Ian Desmond this season, and his advice for breaking out.



Matt Williams Not Giving Up On Slumping Ian Desmond

In a contract year, Ian Desmond is having the worst season of his career.


The Green Monster at Fenway Park. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nats Desmond, Moore Homer Over Green Monster (Video)

Fenway Park’s Green Monster is one of the most iconic quirks in all of sports. But on Wednesday, a pair of Nationals conquered the wall.


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.


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.


Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals forces out Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets on a double play ball hit by David Wright #5 (not pictured) in the first inning during a baseball game at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Desmond’s 3rd Error of Season Hurts Nats in 6-3 Loss to Mets

After making a pair of errors in a loss on opening day, Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond called it “embarrassing.”