Jayson Werth and Daniel Murphy hit solo homers and drove in two runs each, and Gio Gonzalez earned his 100th career victory as the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Friday night.
Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky threw the ceremonial first pitch before the Washington Nationals faced the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park on Aug.24. The 19-year-old Bethesda, Md., native won four gold medals and one silver at the Rio Olympics.
The Washington Nationals acquired reliever Marc Rzepczynski from the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, giving the NL East leaders another left-hander in the bullpen. Oakland also sent $500,000 to be paid on Sept. 30 to the Nationals for minor league infielder Max Schrock. The Nationals have reshaped...
Max Scherzer allowed two hits over eight innings and Bryce Harper's two-run double helped the Washington Nationals avoid a four-game home-and-home sweep with a 4-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.
Katie Ledecky winds up to throw the first pitch while on the mound before the Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park on Wednesday (August 24) in Washington, D.C. The 19-year-old Olympic swimmer handed off her gold medals from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics to right fielder Bryce Harper. “We kind of planned that when I [...]
In what can be viewed as a minor deal, the Oakland A's dealt 30 year old lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the Washington Nationals for minor league prospect Max Schrock. His arrival in Washington is likely the more meaningful aspect of the trade in the short term, as he joins a [...]
Katie Ledecky earned five Olympic medals in Rio last month. And those things weigh a ton - definitely not something she'd want hanging from her neck while throwing out the ceremonial first pitch for the Washington Nationals' game against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Good thing Bryce...
The Washington Nationals have acquired left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski from the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Max Schrock.
Even baseball royalty must serve a swimming giant. Katie Ledecky, who won four golds and a silver at the Rio Olympics, threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals game on Wednesday. But first she had to give 2015 National League MVP Bryce Harper her medals, one by one, to the cheering of the crowd. Show More Summary
For the first time this season, the Dodgers could see October. The Chicago Cubs could see October from the day they reported to spring training. The Washington Nationals could see it in April, when they won nine of their first 10 games and Daniel Murphy emerged as Babe Ruth for a new millennium....
Baltimore closer Zach Britton saw his remarkable streak of 43 straight games without allowing an earned run end, then shut down a ninth-inning rally to help the Orioles hold off the Washington Nationals 10-8 Wednesday night.
Jonathan Papelbon is on the verge of making his decision to sign with one of several interested teams. The former Washington Nationals closer was released by the club last week, after posting a paltry 2016 season with a 4.37 ERA. Also, the club's trade in July for all-star pitcher Mark Melancon essentially cemented him as the new closer. Show More Summary
Kevin Gausman scattered six hits over six shutout innings, Adam Jones went 4 for 5 and the Baltimore Orioles breezed past the Washington Nationals 8-1 on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, August 23 Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles (MLBN, 7 pm) Matt Vasgersian, Jim Kaat, & Ken Rosenthal [alt: Royals at Marlins] New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners (ESPN, 10 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville; Guest: Ken Griffey Jr. Show More Summary
About Jennifer Bellor: Las Vegas-based composer Jennifer Bellor blends contemporary jazz, classical, and popular styles. Her works have been performed by Washington National Opera, Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, Washington National Opera, Eastman New Jazz Ensemble, UNL... [ read more ]
Stephen Strasburg’s weary elbow was stiff and in dire need of rest, so the Washington Nationals put their winningest pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Monday. The right-hander (15-4, 3.59 earned-run average) was willing to pitch through the pain for the NL East-leading Nationals, but Manager...
Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 38th home run, Jonathan Schoop also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Monday night in a matchup between neighboring contenders.
The Washington Nationals have placed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow soreness, calling up A.J. Cole in his place. Continue for updates. Strasburg Suffers Elbow Injury Monday, Aug. 22 Physical setbacks...Show More Summary
Washington Post sports columnist Dan Steinberg decided to insert politics in his recent column on the release of Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon. It was apparently a bad move for Papelbon to play a pro-Trump song in the clubhouse. It showed he didn't care about winning over the D.C. fan base. (Or the media.)
Jace Peterson hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning off Shawn Kelley, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.