Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond’s inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals’ home opener and giving rookie manager Matt Williams his first loss.
Ian Desmond’s inside-the-park homer was overturned on replay review and changed to a ground-rule double in the fifth inning of Washington’s game against Atlanta on Friday.
Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner says the club’s payroll is “beyond topped out” and that his family is “not going to do something where we’re losing tens of millions of dollars a year.”
Jordan Zimmermann has been scratched from his first start of the season with flu-like symptoms, the Nationals announced on Thursday.
Gio Gonzalez homered in his first start for the second straight season and pitched three-hit ball to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-1 Wednesday night.
The Washington Nationals have signed left-handed pitcher Michael Gonzalez, who the team released on Tuesday, to a minor league contract.
Bryce Harper was ejected in the top of the 4th inning of the Nationals spring training game against the Cardinals Wednesday afternoon.
One of the common misconceptions made by baseball fans is to put too much stock in the Opening Day roster. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo explains why that can be misleading.
The Washington Nationals have signed former Phillies infielder Kevin Frandsen to a Major League contract, the team announced on Wednesday.
Coming as little surprise, Stephen Strasburg will be the opening day starter for the Nationals when they face the New York Mets on March 31 at Citi Field.