Prominent figures from all across the D.C. sport landscape, including RGIII, called to wish Grant Paulsen good luck on throwing out the first pitch at Nats Park. Listen to those calls here.
It’s a question that’s been debated since professional baseball returned to the nation’s capital in 2005: Where’s the geographical divide between Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles fans?
Adam LaRoche’s tiebreaking RBI single off the first pitch from Fernando Salas capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals came back to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 Wednesday night to avoid a sweep.
Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.
Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
Raul Ibanez delivered a tiebreaking three-run double as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning on a night that Mike Trout and Bryce Harper went a combined 2 for 8 with zero runs or RBIs in their first matchup as opponents.
Denard Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.
Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.
Jayson Werth’s homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday.
Stephen Strasburg endured another rough outing in Miami, allowing six runs and eight hits in four innings.