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Werth, Rendon, Span, McClouth, Janssen Put on DL by Nats

Everyday players Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon and Denard Span, fourth outfielder Nate McLouth and eighth-inning setup man Casey Janssen are among six players put on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals.


A view of the field at Nationals Park in 2015

Nationals Dealing With Injuries as They Host Mets in Opener

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.


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Manfred Predicts Resolution in Orioles, Nationals TV Dispute

New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred predicts an end to the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over payments to Washington from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, which the teams co-own.


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Nats Get INF Yunel Escobar From A’s for RHP Tyler Clippard

The Washington Nationals have acquired infielder Yunel Escobar from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard, President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo announced Wednesday.


Dan Butler #61 of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Nats Get C Dan Butler from Red Sox for LHP Danny Rosenbaum

The Nationals have acquired catcher Dan Butler from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Danny Rosenbaum, who had Tommy John surgery in May.


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Architecture Firms Build Statues Out of Food Cans For a Good Cause

The Jayson Werth garden gnome, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Snoopy will be at National Airport baggage claim through Nov. 22.


Bryce Harper celebrates while scoring the winning run in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park on August 20, 2014. The Nationals won 3-2, their ninth win in a row.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Bryce Harper Designing His Own Wedding Suits

Bryce Harper isn’t going to the World Series this year, but he does have another huge life event coming up in the off season.


Asdrubal Cabrera #3, Jayson Werth #28 and manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals look on during Game 4 of their NLDS against the San Francisco Giants.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gone in 96 Hours: The 2014 Washington Nationals

How does the most talented team in baseball disappear in four short days? That’s the question Washington Nationals fans are left asking themselves after the team’s latest postseason letdown.


Ian Desmond of the Washington Nationals reacts as he strikes out in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nationals Thrive for 162 Games, But Not in October

For the second time in three years, the Washington Nationals won the most games in the NL — and then quickly exited from the playoffs.


Aaron Barrett talks to Ian Desmond (left) and Adam LaRoche after throwing a wild pitch in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nats’ Aaron Barrett: ‘We Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever’

Aaron Barrett, the Nationals’ rookie relief pitcher who surrendered the game-winning run in Tuesday’s heartbreaking Game 4 playoff loss, says Washington “will come back stronger than ever.”