Ian Desmond

Nationals Ian Desmond (L) and Jordan Zimmermann (R) meet on the mound. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Jordan Zimmermann, Ian Desmond Extensions ‘Not Looking Good’ Before Season

Nationals efforts to sign Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmonds have failed so far, and all sides say negotiations will stop on Opening Day.

03/27/2015

Ian Desmond celebrates with Bryce Harper

Ian Desmond Ready to Enjoy ‘Every Single Day’ of Possible Final Ride with Nationals

Ian Desmond addresses offseason trade rumors, and promises to enjoy “every single day” if this is his final season in Washington.

02/23/2015

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

Ian Desmond ‘Penciled In’ as Nationals’ Opening Day Shortstop, Mike Rizzo says

Ian Desmond is “penciled in” on the Nationals’ Opening Day roster, says GM Mike Rizzo of the shortstop heavily attached to offseason trade rumors. Also, Rizzo’s remarks on the Clippard-Escobar trade.

01/15/2015

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Kevin Durant, Ian Desmond Troll Cowboys Fan Teammates After Redskins Win

Redskins fan Kevin Durant shed his humble coil to loudly troll OKC teammates Kendrick Perkins and Russell Westbrook after Washington’s win over Dallas.

10/28/2014

Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals.  (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Desmond Awaiting Birth of 3rd Child

Nationals manager Matt Williams says “there is a chance” shortstop Ian Desmond could miss a postseason game when his wife gives birth to the couple’s third son.

10/04/2014

Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals reacts after giving a run the ninth inning during a  baseball game against the Miami Marlins on September 27, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  The Nationals won 5-1.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Ian Desmond Plucks Game-Ending Out from Thin Air (Watch)

Drew Storen ran into some bases loaded trouble in a non-save opportunity Saturday, but Ian Desmond put a quick, unexpected end to the madness.

09/27/2014

Members of the Nationals celebrate after the NL East division-clinching game against the Braves at Turner Field on Sept. 16, 2014 in Atlanta. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

A Year Delayed, Nats Celebrate 2nd NL East Title

The Washington Nationals celebrated like a team that expected to be in this position a year ago.

09/16/2014

Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals connects on an eighth inning RBI double against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 13, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Harper, Nats Rout Mets 10-3 to Close in on NL East

With a versatile lineup that can generate offense in so many different ways, the Washington Nationals definitely look like a dangerous team come October.

09/14/2014

Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nationals Win 8th Straight, Beat Diamondbacks 8-1

After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

08/19/2014

Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals celebrates solo home run in the seventh inning, to give the Nationals the lead, during a baseball against the Colorado Rockies on July 2, 2014 at Nationals Park. (credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Desmond’s Homer Lifts Nats Past Rockies 4-3

After a replay review, Ian Desmond’s solo homer provided the go-ahead run and the Washington Nationals rallied from a three-run deficit for 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, sweeping the three-game series.

07/02/2014

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