5 hrs ago
The Afro American Newspaper
Offensive Woes Continue for Nats Against Dodgers, Padres
For a team that has struggled to produce offense, winning three of the first six games of a 10-game West Coast trip might be a success - but not by the standards held by the championship-hopeful Washington Nationals.
11 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
Schmuck: Gausman couldn't be coming up at a better time
The Baltimore Orioles have promoted pitching prospect Kevin Gausman to the MLB team for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays.
15 hrs ago
Rafael Soriano Blames Bryce Harper for Misplayed Fly Ball in Loss to Giants
The narrative went from bad to worse in the aftermath of a 4-2 loss at the hands of the San Francisco Giants when closer Rafael Soriano, fresh off a blown save, pinned the blame on outfielder Bryce Harper , according to USA Today , for not reeling in a Gregor While the replays clearly show that Harper pulled up short as he came within 20 feet of ... (more)
Davey Johnson accepts invitation to be on All-Star staff and Steve McCatty stars on a t-shirt
Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson accepted an invitation from San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy to be a coach on his staff at the 2013 All-Star Game.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Miami Herald
Sandoval's HR lifts Giants past Nationals 4-2
Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning after Gregor Blanco's tying triple in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Harper playing too hard for own good?
Bryce Harper returned to the Washington Nationals ' lineup Monday night, in the best ballpark atmosphere in the world, against the World Series champions.
First-quarter observations from the MLB season
Boston was coming off a miserable and tumultuous 69-93 season. New York entered this year with injuries to stars Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson.
Nats reliever breaks pitching hand punching locker
Newly released police records show that Utah officials believe Josh Powell likely killed his wife and that his brother, Michael Powell, helped dispose of the body, but authorities felt they didn't have enough evidence to... The boardwalks are back, and so are most of the beaches, even if some are a little thinner this year.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Miami Herald
Giants' Vogelsong wins at last but injures hand
Ryan Vogelsong broke his throwing hand on a swing after pitching himself toward his first win in seven starts, and the San Francisco Giants returned from a terrible road trip to beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Monday night.
Sun May 19, 2013
Padres pummel Haren, Nats for series split
After losing to Stephen Strasburg on Thursday night and then blowing an extra-inning game Friday night, the San Diego Padres righted themselves rather nicely against the defending NL East champion Washington Nationals .
Sat May 18, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Padres Pregame: Brach optioned before game
The Padres optioned right-handed reliever Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson Saturday afternoon before hosting the Washington Nationals at Petco Park in the third game of a four-game series.
The Baseball Page: May 19, 2013
The Nationals aren't doing themselves any favors. In his last seven starts, ace pitcher Stephen Strasburg has allowed 21 runs.
Fri May 17, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Padres Pregame: Strasburg at Petco
The Padres begin a crucial seven-game homestand Thursday night against the Washington Nationals and right-handed starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg.
Niese ends a bumpy stretch, beats Cards
To compensate for early exits, Jonathan Niese did some extra throwing in his bullpen session.
Roto Roundup: Francisco Liriano, Justin Verlander and Others
Coming into his Thursday night start vs the Marlins , Mat Latos had struggled in his previous two starts, giving up 9 earned runs in 11 innings.
Nightengale: Nationals don't need a Harper headache
The Washington Nationals shut down their ace last year, perhaps costing themselves a World Series championship, but we're supposed to accept it.
Thu May 16, 2013
Strasburg shines as Nats down Padres
Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer to back the longest outing of Stephen Strasburg's young career, as the Washington Nationals took down the San Diego Padres, 6-2, in the opener of a four-game series.
Teddy Never Wins
Walking Wounded Nats Drop Series Finale in L.A.
It's been a rare day this season that the Washington Nationals have been able to field a fully functional, Opening Day lineup.
Washington Nationals' Offense Continuing to Sputter, Might Not Improve Any Time Soon
The majority of analysts and fans of the MLB expected the Washington Nationals to build off their success from last season and most likely return to the postseason.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Washington Post
How not to handle a curveball
We know Stephen Strasburg can be a stubborn, hard-nosed competitor. We saw it last season when the Washington Nationals insisted on shutting him down early and Strasburg tried every trick in the book to avoid it.