Former Nationals Representing Well in LCS Round of MLB PlayoffsIt isn't exactly a silver lining, but keep an eye out for 6 former Nats/Expos as they take the field for the ALCS & NLCS.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Tyler Clippard Ready to Chase Down Nationals: 'They're Beatable'Tyler Clippard, the Mets' newest reliever, says he looks forward to chasing down the Nationals: "They're beatable."
The New York Mets Just Traded for Tyler ClippardThe Mets acquire RHP Tyler Clippard from Oakland, making their race with the Nationals for the NL East all the more intense.
Mets 'Making Progress' Toward Acquiring Tyler Clippard, Per ReportThe Mets are reportedly "making progress" toward a trade with Oakland for Tyler Clippard.
Nationals Talked to Oakland About Re-acquiring Tyler Clippard, Per ReportThe Nationals have had talks with the Athletics about possibly re-acquiring reliever Tyler Clippard, per Ken Rosenthal.
Report: Tyler Clippard Named Fill-in Closer in OaklandTyler Clippard has been named the Oakland Athletics' closer, according to MLB.com's Jane Lee.
Ian Desmond 'Penciled In' as Nationals' Opening Day Shortstop, Mike Rizzo saysIan Desmond is “penciled in” on the Nationals' Opening Day roster, says GM Mike Rizzo of the shortstop heavily attached to offseason trade rumors. Also, Rizzo's remarks on the Clippard-Escobar trade.
Drew Storen Drops 'Old School' Reference After Nationals Trade Tyler ClippardWith the news of teammate, friend, and former roommate Tyler Clippard being traded, Nationals closer Drew Storen called upon the movie "Old School" to capture the moment.
Nats Get INF Yunel Escobar From A's for RHP Tyler ClippardThe 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.
Tyler Clippard's Got Jokes: Announces Himself Nationals' Game 5 StarterWith tensions heightening for Nationals fans in anticipation of Game 4 against the Giants, Tyler Clippard takes to the podium to announce himself as the Nationals' Game 5 starter.
Soriano Out As Nationals Go to Closer By Committee Nationals manager Matt Williams will use a closer-by-committee approach over the next few days while struggling Rafael Soriano seeks to correct the flaws in his delivery.