Denard Span was in the middle of discussing his 26-game hitting streak when cheers, claps and whoops erupted from out-of-sight sections of the Washington Nationals clubhouse.
Ryan Zimmerman, Adam LaRoche and Wilson Ramos homered off Aaron Harang in his Mets debut, and the Washington Nationals beat New York 7-2 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.
Wilson Ramos hit a three-run homer and Corey Brown also went deep to back Gio Gonzalez, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 Tuesday night.
Wilson Ramos hit a grand slam and rookie right-hander Taylor Jordan had six strong innings for his first major league win to lead the Washington Nationals to a 14-1 rout of the New York Mets on Sunday.
Wilson Ramos hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning Thursday in his Fourth of July return to the Washington Nationals, leading an 8-5 matinee win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Washington Nationals have placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse.
In the past year and a half, Wilson Ramos has been kidnapped in his native Venezuela and has torn the ACL and meniscus in his right knee. Now, he’s feeling like he’s part of the Nationals again.
At the halfway point of the season, the Washington Nationals have a commanding lead over the NL East, and in just three seasons, have gone from the laughingstock of the league, to one of the most feared lineups in all of baseball. The only question is: Can they keep it up?
Bryce Harper stood out in his surprise call-up over the weekend, not just with his hair or with his bat, but with his arm. And considering he hit well against one of the league’s better pitching staffs, perhaps Harper could be the bolt of energy this lineup needs.
Venezuelan police rescued Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos on Friday, two days after he was kidnapped, officials announced.