Washington Nationals


Ryan Zimmerman Placed on Disabled List with Plantar Fasciitis

Ryan Zimmerman placed on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis; Nationals recall Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Syracuse.



Bryce Harper Finally Faces A Pitcher His Junior

After 1,733 plate appearance and 75 career homeruns, Nationals OF Bryce Harper finally faced a pitcher younger than he is.


Michael Taylor of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nationals Complete Comeback In Extra Innings

The Nationals needed extra frames, but came away with the day game win in New York, beating the New York Yankees 5-4 in 11 innings.



Harper Hits 20th HR, Nats Fall to Yankees 6-1

Masahiro Tanaka outpitched Max Scherzer, Stephen Drew hit two solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.



Nationals Stockpiling Sons of Legends; Add Mariano Rivera Jr. Through MLB Draft

With the addition of Mariano Rivera Jr. in the draft, the Nationals are clearly stockpiling sons of legendary former baseball players.


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Somebody’s Lying About Nats’ Chocolate Syrup Celebrations, Which They Could Use About Now

Somebody’s lying about how the Nationals’ chocolate syrup celebrations began, and it might be Max Scherzer.



Five Years After Debut, Jim Riggleman Still Believes Strasburg Has Cy Young Potential

Five years after Stephen Strasburg’s magnificent MLB debut, ex-Nationals manager Jim Riggleman still believes in the magic of “Strasmas.”



One Stat Calculates Nationals Bryce Harper Had Best Two Weeks of Any Hitter in MLB History

WASHINGTON — Using extensive qualifiers (e.g. “the best ____ on rainy Tuesday nights in June”), sabermetrics (i.e. arbitrary filtering) and a healthy dose of cynicism, there is a way to prove that any baseball player had […]


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Report: Prospect Joe Ross Promoted From AA, Could Make Start, Nationals Debut Saturday

Bit by the injury bug, the Nats have reportedly called up Joe Ross from AA Harrisburg and could insert him into the rotation for Saturday.


WASHINGTON - APRIL 22:  Two disappointed fans of the Washington Capitals sit dejected after the overtime loss against the Philadelphia Flyers during game seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2008 at the Verizon Center in Washington,  DC.  The Flyers won 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Len Redkoles/Getty Images)

D.C. Named No. 5 Most Cursed U.S. Sports City

According to the New York Times, Washington is one of the most cursed U.S. sports cities, based on championships, near-misses & heart-break.