As the season starts, shortstop Ian Desmond and the rest of the Washington Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series in what some think could be the current core’s last hurrah. Their focus is much narrower at the moment.
Nationals efforts to sign Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmonds have failed so far, and all sides say negotiations will stop on Opening Day.
Ian Desmond addresses offseason trade rumors, and promises to enjoy “every single day” if this is his final season in Washington.
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.
Redskins fan Kevin Durant shed his humble coil to loudly troll OKC teammates Kendrick Perkins and Russell Westbrook after Washington’s win over Dallas.
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.
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.
The Washington Nationals celebrated like a team that expected to be in this position a year ago.
With a versatile lineup that can generate offense in so many different ways, the Washington Nationals definitely look like a dangerous team come October.
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.