1. 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 8 months ago 25,201 reads 45 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 9,252 reads 10 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 13,014 reads 32 comments

  4. Forming Ryan Braun-Bryce Harper Duo Could Be Game-Changer for Nationals

    The Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals open a three-game set in Milwaukee on June 24. Ryan Braun will probably still be in a Brewers uniform at that point, though the trade chatter surrounding him will only intensify as the Aug...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 34,024 reads 33 comments

  5. Jonathan Papelbon Injury: Updates on Nationals RP's Intercostal Strain, Return

    Washington Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon had been recovering from an intercostal strain and was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 14, but he is ready to return...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 6,361 reads 3 comments

  6. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Calf and Return

    Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg exited against the Cincinnati Reds on June 4 with cramping in his calf. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 3,139 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Top Prospect Trea Turner Could Be Extra Spark for Contending Nationals

    They're already in first place in the NL East, but the Washington Nationals have decided to call in the cavalry anyway. As Talk Nats Blog first reported, Washington is expected to promote speedy shortstop Trea Turner, whom MLB...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 16,726 reads 21 comments

  8. Trea Turner Recalled from Triple-A Syracuse by Nationals

    It's finally Trea Turner's time to shine in the nation's capital as the Washington Nationals announced Friday that Turner has been recalled with Ryan Zimmerman going on paternity leave...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 9,415 reads 9 comments

  9. What's Wrong with Bryce Harper After Shocking Extended Slump?

    Remember when Bryce Harper was Bryce Harper? Oh, sure. The Washington Nationals ' star right fielder has occasionally looked like himself here and there in recent weeks...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 29,656 reads 69 comments

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

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper left May 30's game against the Philadelphia Phillies after getting hit in the right knee by a Jeremy Hellickson pitch in the seventh inning...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 13,507 reads 16 comments

  11. Mike Rizzo's Contract Option Exercised by Nationals: Latest Details and Reaction

    A strong start to the 2016 season has bought Mike Rizzo extra job security, as the Washington Nationals exercised their general manager's contract option Saturday, according to Bill Ladson of MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 1,579 reads 1 comments

  12. Bryce Harper, Yasiel Puig Rock New 'Make Baseball Fun Again' Gear

    Bryce Harper 's campaign to "make baseball fun again" rages on. The Washington Nationals outfielder/new-school crusader got a high-profile supporter recently in the form of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 months ago 15,564 reads 28 comments

  13. Max Scherzer Carves His Place in MLB History with 20-K Masterpiece

    Take a bow, Max Scherzer . One season after twirling a pair of no-hitters, the Washington Nationals right-hander struck out 20 Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in a 3-2 victory, ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 83,589 reads 36 comments

  14. Max Scherzer vs. Tigers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    The Washington Nationals lost five of their last six games coming into Wednesday's contest, but Max Scherzer wasn't about to let them lose another...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 23,656 reads 21 comments

  15. Is Nationals' Surprising Rotation Dominance the Real Deal?

    When asked about Joe Ross’ dominance this season, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker elected to offer a simple explanation. “He’s good,” he said of the Washington starting pitcher...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 10 months ago 3,196 reads 7 comments

  16. Dusty Baker Comments on Bryce Harper After Star Apparently Curses at Umpire

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker is a fan of Bryce Harper . And, apparently, corporal punishment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 11,112 reads 17 comments

  17. Scott Boras Comments on Bryce Harper's Future with the Nationals

    Agent Scott Boras may not be done directing his clients to stay with the Washington Nationals after securing a seven-year, $175 million extension for starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday, per MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 7,124 reads 18 comments

  18. Bryce Harper Comments on Yelling Apparent Curse Word at Umpire After Ejection

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was ejected during the ninth inning of Monday's 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers , and the reigning National League MVP showed no regret for his actions afterward...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 10 months ago 10,565 reads 65 comments

  19. Nationals Fan Looks Just Like Bryce Harper, Wears Full Uniform to Game

    Bryce Harper has a serious doppelganger . Check out this Washington Nationals fan decked out in full Harper swag, complete with the uniform, Ken-doll hair and even the typical missed jersey button...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 months ago 38,909 reads 29 comments

  20. Bryce Harper Yells Apparent Curse Word at Umpire After Nationals' Walk-Off Win

    The Washington Nationals won Monday's game against the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Clint Robinson's walk-off home run, but it was superstar Bryce Harper 's actions during the ensuing celebration that turned heads...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 118,941 reads 242 comments

  21. Stephen Strasburg's 7-Year, $175M Extension Is Calculated Risk for Nationals

    The Washington Nationals have decided to count on a guy who's traditionally been hard to count on. They could be glad they did. For now, Stephen Strasburg can count his money...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 20,083 reads 33 comments

  22. Stephen Strasburg, Nationals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals and starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg have agreed to a seven-year contract extension, the team confirmed Tuesday. Nationals owner Theodore N...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 25,510 reads 81 comments

  23. Dusty Baker Comments on Potentially Changing Lineup After Bryce Harper's 6 Walks

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker doesn't plan to change his lineup after reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper reached base seven times without recording a single hit on Sunday...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 10 months ago 1,913 reads 4 comments

  24. Bryce Harper Spotted Giving Jar of Money to Homeless Woman in Chicago

    Sunday may have seen Bryce Harper hit one of the most meaningful home runs of his 2016 season. It wasn't behind home plate—where the reigning NL MVP has experienced a recent ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 months ago 55,195 reads 65 comments

  25. Pitchers Running Scared from Bryce Harper Exposes MLB's Fatal Flaw

    CHICAGO — Imagine if there were a way, on every New England Patriots possession, to prevent Tom Brady from throwing the football...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 10 months ago 37,234 reads 270 comments