It’s the starting pitching, stupid. That’s the Washington Nationals’ biggest problem of 2015.At first glance, this sounds unlikely, bordering on ridiculous. The Nats’ problem is massive injuries. Or the manager. Or the shaky bullpen bridge to the closer. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg has endured a difficult season for the Washington Nationals, and it doesn't appear like it's going to get better anytime soon, as he was lifted from a start against the Miami Marlins on Sunday with a back injury, per Chase Hughes of CSN. Continue for updates. Doug Fister Replaces Strasburg After Four Innings Sunday, Aug. Show More Summary
After a season of waiting to be whole again, after a few weeks of readjusting to being that way, the Washington Nationals are now the team they will be in September. No reinforcements are coming to save them now. If they are to come back in the National League East, the team that played this weekend is the team that will have to do it. Read full article >>
In the fourth inning of the Washington Nationals’ 5-1 win over Miami on Saturday night, Marlins third baseman Martin Prado lined a ball back at Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann, who collapsed to the ground, trying to catch it as he fell. Show More Summary
Clint Robinson and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back home runs, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Saturday night.
Among the many reasons the Washington Nationals find themselves in this situation — 6 1/2 games behind the first-place New York Mets in the National League East with 35 left to play and autumn peeking around the corner — Max Scherzer’s second-half slide is perhaps the most curious. Read full article >>
Just when D.C. sports fans thought they had enough stress for one night with the news that the Washington Nationals would no longer distribute those highly-anticipated Jayson Werth bobbleheads, a press release was issued less than an...Show More Summary
The Washington Nationals announced Friday that they will not be giving away the Jayson Werth bobbleheads they planned to distribute during the team’s Sunday game against the Miami Marlins.The bobblehead depicts a 3-D rendering of Werth as he jumps on home plate following his iconic and series-saving walk-off home run against the St. Show More Summary
The Nationals Made A Weird Jayson Werth Bobblehead And Will Not Be Giving It To Fans Now, Because It's Pretty Gross To Look At. From The @Nationals - A Sneak Peak At The Jayson Werth WalkOff Bobblehead - That Giveaway Is Sunday, 8/30. Show More Summary
This season has now cranked right through the dog days of August, and per usual, they were more doggish for some than others. The Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs have loved this month. The Washington Nationals and Jack Zduriencik have hated it. Show More Summary
The dog days have not been kind to Max Scherzer and Alex Rodriguez. While the Washington Nationals ace can't stop serving up bombs, the New York Yankees designated hitter can't buy a hit—much less a home run. Digging through the numbers,...Show More Summary
Denard Span injury news is again negative for the Washington Nationals. Span, still dealing with a hip injury, will now have to undergo season-ending surgery. A report from CBS Sports states that everything is related to back and core injuries that he has been unable to shake this past season. Show More Summary
Washington Nationals pitcher has room to be gracious to his teammates after signing a seven-year, $210 million contract in the offseason. According to Washington Post's James Wagner, Scherzer used some of that money to buy his Hublot...Show More Summary
Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span is heading back to the disabled list a mere two days after he returned to the lineup. The team’s official Twitter account noted that Span will be placed on the 15-day DL with left hip inflammation. Continue for updates. Span Could Miss Rest of Season Thursday, Aug. Show More Summary
Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday night.
When the Washington Nationals acquired Joe Ross from the San Diego Padres last December, they did so in a three-team deal built around bigger names. From the Padres perspective, it was the Wil Myers deal, the one that brought them an up-and-coming outfielder for two prospects. Show More Summary
Washington Nationals outfielder Michael Taylor was forced to leave Thursday's game against the San Diego Padres with a right knee contusion, per the team. Continue for updates. Taylor Collides with Outfield Wall Thursday, August 27 Taylor...Show More Summary
I have some bad news: it’s over. The Washington Nationals will not make the playoffs and Manager Matt Williams is right to start looking towards next year.“So is it a huge disappointment?” Williams said on his weekly segment on 106.7 The fan. Show More Summary
The first three pitches from San Diego reliever Marc Rzepczynski to Yunel Escobar in the biggest spot of Wednesday’s game weren’t close. With runners on the corners in the seventh and the Washington Nationals trailing by a run, all three sinking fastballs crossed the plate low. Show More Summary
Two journalists were killed on Wednesday.