Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
Apart from being star athletes, Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints, the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, the L.A. Clippers' Dahntay Jones, Pierre Garçon of the Washington Redskins and Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens all have something else in common. Show More Summary
The Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals open up a three-game series at Turner Field on Tuesday. Braves starter Shelby Miller is expected to deliver the first pitch at around 7:10 p.m. ET. Although the rebuilding Braves have beenShow More Summary
As the MLB season approaches the midway mark, it's time to break out the red pen and dish out grades for all 30 clubs from the surging Washington Nationals to the last-place Boston Red Sox. In the process of writing up report cards, the most important factor was each club's win-loss record. Show More Summary
Before the season, I could've written down the names of the Washington Nationals' five starting pitchers and it would have only been a slight exaggeration to submit that as a list of the team's top five All-Star Game candidates. ButShow More Summary
Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to their eighth straight victory, 3-2 over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jeff Francoeur has one of the strongest outfield arms in all of baseball, but he didn't quite show it off on this play against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. In the top of the fifth inning, Nationals outfielder Denard Span ripped a double to right field. Show More Summary
The Phillies’ Jeff Francoeur handed the Washington Nationals an extra base on what would have ordinarily been a routine double on (...)
In a story June 26 about the game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Nolan Ryan had come the closest to throwing a second straight no-hitter since Johnny Vander Meer did it in 1938. Ewell Blackwell came the closest, not Ryan.
One of the hardest and most controversial questions in baseball from the day he signed with the Washington Nationals in 2010 is: How good is Bryce Harper?After his rookie of the year season at age 19 (22 homers, 98 runs in 2012) helped...Show More Summary
Rain washed out Saturday's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals after 1 ½ innings.
After tossing a no-hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates last weekend, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer didn't allow a hit until the sixth inning in Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, making him the first pitcher...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA — When Phillies starter Aaron Harang hit Yunel Escobar with a pitch in the left hand Friday night, the Washington Nationals’ Friday night lineup was already without — from left to right — Jayson Werth, Denard Span, Bryce Harper, Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman. Show More Summary
The Washington Nationals will have to get along without Anthony Rendon for a while.Rendon has been dealing with a sore left quad and Manager Matt Williams said he gave Rendon the day off to rest, but it now looks like something a bit more serious.Read full article >>
Max Scherzer took a perfect game into the sixth inning in his bid to become the second pitcher in major league history to throw two consecutive no-hitters and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Friday night.
The dean of Washington National Cathedral called Thursday for two stained glass windows that depict the controversial Confederate flag to be replaced. Reverend Gary Hall said the windows -- installed in 1953 and depicting Confederate generals Robert E. Show More Summary
Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper will not play against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night as he nurses a hamstring injury, per Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. Continue for updates. Harper Out for 2nd Straight Game Friday,...Show More Summary
Washington Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has been placed on the disabled list for the second time this season. Continue for updates. Rendon Has Quad Strain Friday, June 26 According to Amanda Comak of MLB.com, Rendon went on the...Show More Summary
“In the newly-created role of Senior Vice President of Artistic Planning, Robert van Leer will coordinate the programming of the arts center and its resident companies, the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington National Opera. The managers who previously reported to the president will now report to him.”
A stained glass window depicting Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson has been in the Washington National Cathedral since 1953. But now the dean of the church wants them