Nats manager also explains why his entire coaching staff will return.
Dusty Baker had a choice to make heading into the seventh inning of last night’s NLDS finale, and both options would have been defensible. Nobody would have blamed him for keeping Max Scherzer, who had thrown 99 pitches and worked himself...Show More Summary
COLUMN | In an epic Game 5 of this NLDS, manager’s persistent spirit met a force it couldn’t defeat: history.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are headed to the National League Championship Series. Clayton Kershaw sent them there when he recorded the first save of his MLB career. It was a surprise appearance, just two days after Kershaw threw 110 pitches...Show More Summary
The Nationals aim to exorcise their postseason demons in a decisive NLDS Game 5 against the Dodgers.
Can Max Scherzer stifle the Dodgers left-handers? Can Trea Turner hit Rich Hill's curveball? Can Dusty Baker break his streak?
After Monday’s win, Dusty Baker indicates that Washington will go with either Reynaldo Lopez or Joe Ross.
Dodgers vs. Nationals live updates: Kenta Maeda vs. Gio Gonzalez in Game 3 Oct. 10, 2016, 1:23 p.m. The Dodgers try to rebound from a Game 2 loss when they take on the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of their best-of-five NLDS. Follow all the action here as our crew of reporters give you all the...
The Nationals and Dodgers will use the same lineups they planned to use Saturday, which means Jose Lobaton gets the start for the Nats.
The modern manager speaks in bland corporate tones, but Dusty Baker will have none of that. To the question of why he continues to play slumping shortstop Danny Espinosa, Baker had a blunt reply. “Who else do I got?” Baker said. Espinosa started 152 games at shortstop for the Washington Nationals...
Espinosa will continue to play shortstop, as he has throughout his up-and-down defensive season.
The Nats’ manager hardly gave his infielder a rousing endorsement.
Dusty Baker shuffled the deck for the Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw.
How to beat Clayton Kershaw? How about working the umpires? Washington Nationals Manager Dusty Baker played that angle publicly before Friday’s opener of the National League division series, urging the umpires to watch closely when Kershaw employs his pickoff move. “I'm hoping we get some base...
In the end, Dusty Baker owned up to his gamesmanship. The Washington Nationals announced Friday that Tanner Roark would start Game 2 of the National League division series, followed by Gio Gonzalez in Game 3. Baker had insisted Thursday that the Nationals had remained undecided, a week after knowing...
The managers for the Nationals and Dodgers shared their thoughts on a first in MLB postseason history.
He’s had some excruciatingly close calls in the postseason, but Washington’s third manager in five years credits baseball’s ‘forces’ for bringing him to Washington.
Dusty Baker expects injured second baseman Daniel Murphy to play for the Nationals in Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but Washington's manager still won't announce his Game 2 starter.
On the eve of the National League Division Series, Dusty Baker insisted that the Washington Nationals have not decided who will start Game 2. “We’re not trying to hide anything from you,” the Nationals manager said. Max Scherzer starts Game 1. And Game 2? “It would be easy if we had [injured Stephen]...
Nats manager has no time for hand slaps and booty bumps.