1. Stephen Strasburg's Iffy Status Is Setback Nationals Are Well Armed to Weather

    In a vacuum, news that Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has strained the flexor mass in his right elbow might seem like a gut punch to the team's hopes of winning the World Series...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 9 months ago 15,255 reads 14 comments

  2. After Years in Minors, Bryce's Brother Bryan Harper Still Waiting for MLB Shot

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bryan Harper had entered a tie game to start the ninth inning for the Double-A Harrisburg Senators, and he was now in a bind—bases loaded, two outs...

    Hillel  Kuttler Written by Hillel Kuttler about 9 months ago 18,327 reads 5 comments

  3. Max Scherzer Has 12 Games with 10 or More Strikeouts, the Most in MLB

    Fact: Max Scherzer struck out 11 batters over eight innings in the Washington Nationals ' 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. It was Scherzer 's 12th game this season with 10 or more strikeouts, the most in MLB ...

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  4. Don't Forget About Max Scherzer in NL Cy Young Race

    If Max Scherzer 's American League Cy Young Award is beginning to feel lonely, it could soon have company. In the wasteland that is the National League Cy Young race without a fully functioning Clayton Kershaw, anyone could claim this year's award...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 11,472 reads 19 comments

  5. Max Scherzer Makes No-Look, Between-the-Legs Stop

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer didn't even need to look to prevent Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop from earning a hit in the fifth inning of Thursday's game at Nationals Park...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 months ago 3,899 reads 0 comments

  6. Katie Ledecky Hilariously Hands Medals to Bryce Harper Before 1st Pitch

    American swimmer Katie Ledecky brought home four gold medals and a silver from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper received a firsthand look at her prizes Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 months ago 279,066 reads 108 comments

  7. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Elbow and Return

    The Washington Nationals placed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list due to right elbow soreness on Aug. 22. Strasburg returned from the DL on Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 29,241 reads 28 comments

  8. Jonathan Papelbon Released by Nationals: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Jonathan Papelbon 's tumultuous tenure with the Washington Nationals has come to an end. The Nationals announced he was officially released on Saturday. ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 20,927 reads 56 comments

  9. Bryce Harper's Historic MVP Season Suddenly Looking Like an Anomaly

    In Saturday's 7-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants , Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper struck out three times and exited after the sixth inning with a stiff neck, per Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 40,334 reads 161 comments

  10. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Neck and Return

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was dealing with a stiff neck that kept him out of the lineup for multiple games amid reports he was also dealing with a shoulder injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 14,121 reads 34 comments

  11. Electric Rookie Trea Turner Providing Crucial Spark for Nationals

    For much of the season, the leadoff spot has been a barren wasteland for the Washington Nationals . Consider rookie Trea Turner an oasis in the nation's capital...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 8,289 reads 36 comments

  12. Nationals Turn MLB's First 3-3-5 Triple Play in Win over Giants

    The Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-1 at AT&T Park on Friday night, and their win came with the help of a very special triple play. According to Jamal Collier of MLB ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 months ago 5,712 reads 2 comments

  13. Nationals Turn 1st Triple Play Since Moving to Washington

    The Washington Nationals turned a triple play in Friday's 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants , marking the first time the franchise has done so since moving from Montreal to Washington in 2005, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  14. Nationals Feeling Pressure to Make Big Move Before Trade Deadline

    There's nothing wrong with protecting your prospects. If the Washington Nationals hadn't held on to Trea Turner, they wouldn't have beaten the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 10 months ago 36,402 reads 80 comments

  15. Stephen Strasburg's Loss to the Dodgers Was His 1st Loss Since September 9, 2015

    Fact: Stephen Strasburg lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, his first loss since September 9, 2015 (21 starts)...

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  16. Nationals Play Franchise's Longest Regular-Season Game Since 1989

    The Washington Nationals played an 18-inning marathon against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, marking the franchise's longest regular-season game since 1989, back when the team was still known as the Montreal Expos, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 1,519 reads 0 comments

  17. Stephen Strasburg Becomes 5th Pitcher to Start 13-0 in Cy Young Era

    Washington Nationals All-Star ace Stephen Strasburg went eight innings during Friday night's 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates , allowing one earned run and just three hits while striking out six to improve to 13-0 on the season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 10 months ago 9,317 reads 23 comments

  18. Max Scherzer Replaces Stephen Strasburg on 2016 NL All-Star Roster

    Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will replace teammate Stephen Strasburg on the 2016 National League All-Star roster, MLB announced on Friday. Scherzer, 31, is 9-6 with a 3...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 3,396 reads 9 comments

  19. Ryan Zimmerman Injury: Updates on Nationals 1B's Status and Return

    Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an injury to his ribs on July 8. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 8,002 reads 2 comments

  20. Stephen Strasburg's Hitless Return Shows He's Ready for Big 2nd Half

    The Washington Nationals ' Stephen Strasburg carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning Sunday before getting the hook with two outs and 109 pitches under his belt...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 months ago 6,028 reads 13 comments

  21. Stephen Strasburg Exits with No-Hitter Intact in 7th Inning vs. Reds

    The Washington Nationals pulled starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg after 6.2 innings of no-hit ball Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds . Strasburg threw 109 pitches in the outing, striking out five batters and walking four...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 2,444 reads 1 comments

  22. Mat Latos to Nationals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals signed pitcher Mat Latos to a minor league contract on Wednesday, manager Dusty Baker confirmed to Dan Kolko of MASN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 1,220 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB's No. 1 Prospect Lucas Giolito Teases Elite Potential in Scoreless Debut

    On Tuesday, only one opponent bested the Washington Nationals ' Lucas Giolito in his hotly anticipated MLB debut: Mother Nature...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 months ago 25,211 reads 45 comments

  24. Lucas Giolito Called Up from Double-a by Nationals, Will Start vs. Mets

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker told reporters Monday that exciting prospect and right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito would make his MLB debut Tuesday against the New York Mets ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 9,271 reads 10 comments

  25. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Back and Return

    Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been out since June 20 with an upper-back strain that forced him to the disabled list. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 13,030 reads 32 comments