Washington Nationals

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers watches a replay of Don Kelly #32 being forced out at third during Game Three of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Agrees to 7-year, $210 Million Deal with Nationals (Reports)

Max Scherzer will reportedly earn $210 million over seven years from the Nationals, according to Ken Rosenthal.

01/19/2015

Max Scherzer throws a pitch

Reports: Nationals Agree to 7-year, More Than $180 Million Deal with Max Scherzer

The Nationals have reached an agreement to sign pitcher Max Scherzer for seven years, reportedly worth more than $180 million, according to multiple outlets.

01/19/2015

Stephen Strasburg pitches for the Nationals in the 2014 NLDS

Strasburg, Storen, Fister Agree to Terms with Nationals to Avoid Arbitration

The Nationals have agreed to terms with pitchers Doug Fister, Stephen Strasburg and Drew Storen, to avoid salary arbitration for the 2015 season.

01/16/2015

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond's name has been heavily involved in trade rumors this offseason. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ian Desmond ‘Penciled In’ as Nationals’ Opening Day Shortstop, Mike Rizzo says

Ian 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.

01/15/2015

Drew Storen drops an Old School reference upon hearing news teammate Tyler Clippard was traded.

Drew Storen Drops ‘Old School’ Reference After Nationals Trade Tyler Clippard

With 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.

01/15/2015

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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.

01/14/2015

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.

01/14/2015

Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals, 1B-OF Mike Carp Agree to Minor League Contract

First baseman-outfielder Mike Carp has agreed with the Washington Nationals on a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training.

01/13/2015

Washington Nationals fans cheer against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bold Sports Predictions for 2015

I was recently asked to make a bold sports prediction for 2015. My initial response was understandably deemed a bit too racy to be included in CBS’s national piece but I am here to share it with you, unabridged.

01/13/2015

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Werth Has Arthroscopic Surgery on Right Shoulder

Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, and the team says no structural abnormalities were found.

01/09/2015

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