Last winter, the Washington Nationals signed the best pitcher on the free-agent market and proceeded to have a massively disappointing season. So what should they do this winter? Why, sign the best pitcher on the free-agent market, of...Show More Summary
I’ve seen two powerful operas in the past week — Philip Glass’s Appomattox at the Washington National Opera, and Lulu at one of the Met’s HD movie showings. Appomattox might be Philip’s masterpiece, and certainly the evenings I spent with it — I saw it twice — were some of the most intense and rewarding […]
Daily, Nov. 23 through Jan. 19: “The Wondrous Gift is Given,” an annual display of Nativity scenes from around the world. Bring your camera. Washington National Cathedral, lower-level crypt outside Bethlehem Chapel, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free. 202-537-6200. www.nationalcathedral.org.Read full article >>
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper may have been unanimously voted the 2015 National League Most Valuable Player on Thursday, but that doesn't mean he's perfect. Just check out the Vine above if you need proof. Harper went on SportsCenter Thursday after winning the NL MVP award earlier in the night. Show More Summary
The future home of Bryce Harper has long induced a mixture of fantasy and foreboding within Washington Nationals fans. They can picture a Curly W engraved on the cap of his Cooperstown plaque, the culmination of a career spent in the...Show More Summary
A few months ago, Bryce Harper entered 2015 looking to silence the many doubters who thought he was, at worst, a huge disappointment or, at best, overrated. If nothing the Washington Nationals' star right fielder did throughout 2015Show More Summary
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals became the youngest unanimous winner of Major League Baseball's Most Valuable Player Award, joining Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays in claiming 2015 MVP honors on Thursday.
The Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper unanimously won the National league MVP on Thursday. The Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson won the American League MVP.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had his finest season to date, and on Thursday was rewarded with the 2015 National League Most Valuable Player Award, as voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Harper was...Show More Summary
Around lunchtime Wednesday, on a quiet, cloudy afternoon, the Washington Nationals held an unusual offseason news conference in front of an unusually limited media contingent, which was more curious than anything.Read full article >...
Free-agent pitcher Doug Fister saw a down 2015 season with the Washington Nationals have him removed from the starting rotation and into the bullpen. This offseason, he is looking for a new team. Continue for updates. Detroit Showing Interest Wednesday, Nov. Show More Summary
Image this: You get into the mind of say Washington Nationals star hitter Bryce Harper. You hear him thinking out load –“I’m going to sit on this fast ball. If it’s up in the strike zone I’m swinging out of my shoes.” Then you see the pitcher wind up and [...]
Don’t expect there to be much drama when MLB announces the winner of the NL most valuable player award on Nov. 19.Washington Nationals’ outfielder Bryce Harper led the National League in home runs (42), runs (118) plus led all of baseball in OPS (1.109) and wins above replacement (9.5 fWAR).Read full article >>
Saturday’s Washington National Opera premiere of a new version of Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton’s Appomattox had everything going for it but the opera.
Thanksgiving Basket Drive Washington National Cathedral and Covenant Baptist Church United Church of Christ partner to provide dinners for families in need in the Districts’s Wards 7 and 8. The Poor Roberts Foundation will provide 100 turkeys; the two churches will provide 300. Show More Summary
Ian Desmond rejected his $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Washington Nationals, per MLB.com's William Ladson, and suitors are already starting to emerge for the free-agent shortstop. Continue for updates. Padres Interested in Desmond Friday, Nov. Show More Summary
Do you ever watch “MasterChef” and say, “Pfft, I could do that” to yourself? Well, you’re in luck.The Washington Nationals are starting the “Pitch Your Product” contest, which will allow local vendors to submit their ideas to be sold at the ballpark during the 2016 season. Show More Summary
Later this month, Bryce Harper may win his first MVP award. For now, he'll have to settle for his first Silver Slugger. The Washington Nationals outfielder was among the 18 players honored Thursday night at the Silver Slugger announcement, which honors the game's best hitters. Show More Summary
by Doug Wilson The recent reality-television tableau of Washington Nationals players Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon brings to mind another famous disagreement over the failure to run out a pop fly — one that occurred in 1990. Unlike...Show More Summary
BOCA RATON, Fla. — This offseason marks a changing of the guard for the Washington Nationals, from homegrown stars to younger, lesser-known faces. That changeover will be most apparent in the infield. Longtime shortstop Ian Desmond has until 5 p.m. Show More Summary