Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run WinsThe San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can't Get Past Cardinals Yet AgainThe Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff DisappoinmentThe Nationals are facing NLDS elimination... again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.
Nationals Down 2-0 in NLDS After 18-Inning Loss On and on and on the Giants and Nationals played Saturday, until Brandon Belt's homer off Tanner Roark leading off the 18th lifted San Francisco to its 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
Army Vet Throws 1st Pitch Like Grenade Before NLDS Game 2An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the baseball as if it were a grenade.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
After Game 1 Loss to San Francisco, Nats Must Quickly Move OnThe Nationals can't think about their Game 1 NLDS loss to the Giants, or what it means. They have to play Game 2 tomorrow.
Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League PlayoffsThe National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?
Nationals Give Away Playoff Tickets With Gnome Scavenger HuntThe Nationals have hidden nearly 100 Jayson Werth gnomes around the District, Maryland and Virginia, and six of them are autographed by the man himself.
Washington Nationals’ 2012 playoff run only the beginning for young, talented NatsIn 2012, the Washington Nationals had their first winning record since they began play in D.C. in 2005, and they played the first playoff series in Washington in 79 years. The Nationals took D.C. fans through a roller coaster of emotions in the National League Division Series. Now that D.C. fans have had a taste of playoff baseball, they can only hope that this year was just the beginning.
The Best in Baseball: A How-To Guide to What Just HappenedThe prelude to the final days of the regular season carried a lot of confusion as it pertained to the Nationals playoff seed and opponent. As teams race for home today in the schedule, trying to understand what just happened and what it all means can be jarring.