The Washington Post
Offensive woes and LaRoche's 'benching'
"New day, new hope," he said just after sitting down. "I was talking to [Phillies Manager] Charlie [Manuel].
The Afro American Newspaper
Nationals Back Above .500 with Five Wins
If the Washington Nationals truly wanted to turn their season around, their doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins was crucial for starting the process.
The Washington Post
Denard Span and getting on-base
Poor on-base percentage. Missing fastballs. Pressing to score runs. Not making enough contact.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Washington Nationals ' acquisition of Dan Haren in the offseason played a role in the team not re-signing John Lannan , who wound up agreeing to a deal with the NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies .
Indians 2, Nationals 0: Kluber knocks out Strasburg, Nats
The Nationals had Stephen Strasburg and the Indians had Corey Kluber. Sounds like a mismatch.
Missed chances spoil Stras' return
One thing can be said about the Nationals on Sunday at Progressive Field: They had enough scoring opportunities, but they ended up getting blanked by the Indians, 2-0.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Rendon's HR in 9th gives Nats 7-6 win over Indians
Anthony Rendon hit his first major league home run following Nick Swisher's ninth-inning error to propel the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 win over Cleveland on Saturday night.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Indians pull out walk-off win
Drew Stubbs slid home safely on a ball hit by Jason Kipnis in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals.
The Plain Dealer
Jason Kipnis' walk-off fielder's choice gives Tribe 2-1 victory over Washington Nationals
The Indians needed both speed and power to squeak out a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals at Progressive Field on Friday evening.
Deep Left Field
Series Preview: Cleveland Indians vs. Washington Nationals
The Indians bounced back in a big way against the Texas Rangers. After losing eight games in a row and falling to 5-plus games back of the Detroit Tigers for first place in the AL Central, they needed to do something to get back on track.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Rockies fall 5-1 to Nationals
Colorado Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa was bothered by a cut on the middle finger of his pitching hand in his previous start.
As clubhouse chef, Faisal Sultani leads Washington Nationals from temptation
The best time to ask a clubhouse attendant to grab a couple of Big Macs from the McDonald's up South Capitol Street from Nationals Park is not when the clubhouse chef is within earshot.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Big Lead
Harper, Strasburg on the DL; the Nationals Season is Becoming a Disaster
First, let's start with some good news for the Washington Nationals: although he visited Dr. James Andrews recently, there doesn't appear to be any structural damage to Bryce Harper's injured left knee and he didn't have any surgical procedures on it .
Wire Taps: Washington Nationals In Colorado To Face Rockies; Bryce Harper Watch Day Two
Throughout the day off on Monday, fans of the Washington Nationals waited for word on DL'd star Bryce Harper, but there were no reports outside of an ambiguous tweet from the left-handed hitting slugger who had his knee examined in Florida on Sunday.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Spotlight shines on Adam LaRoche, Danny Rosenbaum, Cameron Selik and Craig Manuel: Washington Nationals' organizational glance
Former Senators LHP Danny Rosenbaum hasn't won since May 24 with the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs, but he's been fairly consistent in manager Tony Beasley's starting rotation.
Ex-Twin Denard Span victimizes old team as Nationals sweep
For parts of three seasons in Minnesota, plus another five stops in the minor leagues, Anthony Swarzak and Denard Span had been teammates.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Washington Nationals Overcome Early Deficit For 5-4 Win Over The Minnesota Twins
The Washington Nationals fell behind 4-1 early in the nightcap with the Minnesota Twins, but the Nats rallied to take a 5-4 lead in the seventh when Adam LaRoche and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back doubles to give the home team the lead.
It's safe to say that manager Davey Johnson wasn't frustrated during Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader between the Twins and Nationals on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park.
Nationals recall Marrero for doubleheader
A recent rule change allows teams to call up a 26th player for any doubleheader, and the Nationals took advantage of that rule on Sunday by recalling first baseman Chris Marrero from Triple-A Syracuse.