Only two days vacant, the Nationals‘ managerial vacancy is an extremely attractive one. Despite the likely departures of key players via free agency, the Nationals have a solid core in Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Jayson Werth, along with youngsters Felipe Rivero, Michael A. Show More Summary
The Nationals’ 2015 season, filled with so much expectation and promise, was a crazy ride. The season seesawed wildly for six months, from the historic highs — Max Scherzer’s no-hitters, Bryce Harper’s hitting — to head-shaking lows — the struggles, injuries, mistakes and elimination from playoff contention.Read full article >>
Terrible year reached its nadir on Sept. 27, when Jonathan Papelbon grabbed Bryce Harper by the throat in the dugour during a game.
Bryce Harper deserves to be named the National League’s most valuable player, but the numbers he put up are among the best in major league history.Bryce Harper tied for the league lead in home runs (42) with Nolan Arenado, and was just five off the MLB leader, Chris Davis (47, including two to cap off the season yesterday). Show More Summary
Miguel Cabrera wins AL crown for fourth time in five years.
Even though he suffered a badly bruised shin on Saturday, Bryce Harper wanted to play the final game of the Nationals’ season. He had 99 RBI, a number he didn’t want to get stuck on, and he held a minuscule lead over Dee Gordon in the race for the National League batting title. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Bryce Harper walked to home plate at Citi Field a few minutes before 6 p.m. Sunday afternoon, booed heavily as usual. The Washington Nationals were one out away from the end of the most disappointing season in their short D.C. Show More Summary
Miami's Dee Gordon had three hits on the final day of the season to edge Washington's Bryce Harper for the NL batting title Sunday, and Detroit's Miguel Cabrera won his fourth AL championship in five years.
Dee Gordon went 3 for 4 with a home run and a double to win the NL batting title over Washington's Bryce Harper and outfielder Ichiro Suzuki pitched the eighth inning as the Miami Marlins fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
The Nationals beat the Mets in both games of a doubleheader, with Scherzer turning in a dominating performance in the second game, in which the Mets’ only base runner came on a throwing error.
In the first game of a doubleheader, the Nationals played spoilers as the Mets remained a half-game behind the Dodgers in the fight to host the first two games of their division series.
Bryce Harper dented the New York Mets' playoff position, connecting in the eighth inning for his 42nd home run that sent the Washington Nationals to a 3-1 win Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
The Nationals end their season Sunday against the New York Mets, setting up a long winter of wondering what might have been for players and fans. For all the highlights of 2015 — Max Scherzer’s no-hitter, Bryce Harper’s MVP-worthy season — the lowlights were pretty low. Show More Summary
By now we all know and have seen the footage of Jonathan Papelbon chocking Bryce Harper in the Washington Nationals’ dugout during last weeks game, but now The Nationals are taking it to another level. Last night Max Scherzer went through his pregame routine handshake with Harper and added a little twist to it. In […]
Hey, remember that time Jonathan Papelbon choked Bryce Harper in the dugout during the game? Because Max Scherzer does. And during last night’s utterly meaningless 3-0 win over the Braves, Scherzer had a little #TBT fun by re-enacting the incident. Of course, if Papelbon had been there, Scherzer probably wouldn’t have done it. But Papelbon […]
The Washington Nationals, the saddest and most dysfunctional team in the league, are somehow still playing baseball games. I kind of assumed that everyone had already packed up their shit and gone home for the winter, but nope! They’re still out there, pitchin’ and hittin’ and catchin’. At least Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper are still having some fun: Read more...
While it was an easy call to place the likes of Josh Donaldson and Bryce Harper on MLB's 2015 Year-End All-Star Team, there were plenty of positions were the decision was far more challenging. Simply put, there were a ton of spots where...Show More Summary
Now that a few days have passed, the Washington Nationals are apparently able to have some fun with an ugly incident that involved the face of the franchise. On Sunday, Washington outfielder (and NL MVP front-runner) Bryce Harper and closer Jonathan Papelbon were involved in a dugout altercation during their contest with the Philadelphia Phillies. Show More Summary