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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nationals have acquired catcher Dan Butler from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Danny Rosenbaum, who had Tommy John surgery in May.
The Jayson Werth garden gnome, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Snoopy will be at National Airport baggage claim through Nov. 22.
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.
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.
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, 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.”