Nationals manager Matt Williams moved Bryce Harper back to sixth in the batting order Saturday, one day after hitting him second.
It was raining cats and dogs before the Nats games yesterday, which is fitting enough of a reason for radio announcer Phil Wood to remark during the extended pre-game broadcast, “If you have a cat, and you die, your cat will eventually eat you.”
Bryce Harper, who missed 57 games because of a torn ligament in his left thumb, went 1 for 3 with an RBI single — on Bryce Harper bobblehead night.
The Washington Nationals have activated Bryce Harper, allowing him to return to the lineup after missing 59 games with a torn ligament in his thumb, just in time for ‘Bryce Harper Bobblehead’ night at Nationals Park.
More than 100 students are participating in a summer program run by the Washington Nationals to help students develop baseball and softball as well as academic skills.
Gio Gonzalez pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Saturday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
It’s every warm blooded, baseball-loving, hot dog-craving American’s dream trip. Tom Lohr, a 52-year-old from Tulsa, Oklahoma, is traveling to every Major League Baseball stadium in the United States, chronicling his adventure on a blog (Blog About a Dog) and ranking each park’s facilities and, of course, hot dogs.
Justin Ruggiano’s two-out, two-run double broke a tie in the seventh inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg (6-6) was tagged for eight hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings.
Anthony Rendon homered to spark a three-run seventh inning, and pinch-hitter Nate McLouth came through with a tiebreaking sacrifice fly as the Washington Nationals rallied past the Houston Astros 6-5 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.