Washington Nationals


Nationals Assure World Series with Signing of New Racing President, Calvin Coolidge

Source: Nationals to announce signing of Calvin Coolidge as newest racing president.


Denard Span #2 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by Bryce Harper #34 after scoring a first inning run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 30, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Zimmermann Sharp as Nationals Beat Braves Again, 6-1

Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.



Why Did the Nationals Play on Saturday? Rizzo: That’s a Question for the Phillies.

Mike Rizzo doesn’t appear happy with the Phillies’ decision to start Saturday’s game, given the weather which halted play after an inning and a half.


Anthony Rendon. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nats Place Rendon Back on 15-Day Disabled List

A frustrating 2015 season continues for IF Anthony Rendon, who heads back to the 15-day disabled list with a left quadriceps strain.


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Fister Pitches 4-Hit Ball as Nationals Beat Braves 7-0

Doug Fister allowed four hits over seven innings in another superb outing by a Washington starter, and the Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday for their sixth straight win.


WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24:  Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after hitting game winning sacrifice fly to score Bryce Harper (not pictured) from third in the 11inning during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on June 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.  The Nationals won 2-1 in the 11th inning.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Desmond’s Sac Fly in 11th Lifts Nationals Past Braves, 2-1

Ian Desmond hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Nationals over the Braves.



Mike Rizzo Laughs Off Stephen Strasburg’s Haters

He who laughs last, laughs longest.


WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals throws to a Atlanta Braves batter in the first inning at Nationals Park on June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Strasburg Gets Braves’ Attention in 3-1 Loss to Nationals

Stephen Strasburg didn’t allow a run while pitching through the fifth inning Tuesday, and the Braves’ rally against the bullpen fell short.



Ben Bernanke Blogged About Scherzer’s No-Hitter

Max Scherzer’s no-hitter reaffirmed the former Chairman of the Fed’s love for baseball, so he blogged about it.


Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on June 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Harper Homers in 9-Run 1st, Nats Sweep Pirates

Bryce Harper and Yunel Escobar homered during a nine-run burst in the first inning, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 Sunday.