Washington Nationals

Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers pitches in the 8th inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Yu Fans 12 As Rangers Beat Nationals 2-0

Yu Darvish struck out 12 batters over eight innings, Leonys Martin homered in the 7th inning, and the Rangers secured a 2-0 victory over the Nationals on Sunday afternoon.

06/02/2014

Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals forces out Mitch Moreland #18 of the Texas Rangers to start a double play in the sixth inning at Nationals Park on May 31, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Tepesch Roughed Up As Nationals Defeat Rangers 10-2

Rangers starter Nick Tepesch had solid performances in his previous three starts, winning the last two.

05/31/2014

Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim acknowledges the crowd after hitting a two-run home run against the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning at Nationals Park on April 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The home run was Albert Pujols' 500th. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pujols Hits Homers 499 & 500 In Same Game

Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499. She had planned to be there in person once he got within one of the milestone. He didn’t give her the chance.

04/23/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To Hype

The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.

03/18/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 26:  Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics watches play against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 26, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Melvin, Johnson Picked As Managers Of The Year

Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics and Washington’s won big right away and were chosen as managers of the year Tuesday after guiding their teams to huge turnaround seasons.

11/14/2012

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a bouncer up the third base line for a single in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on October 2, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Trout & Harper Named Top MLB Rookies

The Los Angeles Angels’ center fielder Trout and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper were named the Jackie Robinson Award winners as the top rookies in the American and National League, respectively, as voted on by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

11/13/2012

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Rangers Sign Koyie Hill To Minor League Deal

The Rangers signed catcher Koyie Hill to a minor league contract on Tuesday. Hill started the season with the Cubs and batted .179 with one RBI in 11 games.

08/15/2012

Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 6, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Point: Good For You, Cole Hamels!

Phillies starter Cole Hamels said that he was, in fact, actually trying to hit Nationals rookie Bryce Harper on purpose in the first inning of Philadelphia’s 9-3 win.

05/07/2012

Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 6, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Counterpoint: You’re Better Than That, Hamels!

Baseball has some interesting and unwritten rules. Such as, it’s perfectly acceptable to throw directly AT a batter. In many situations, it’s considered the appropriate move.

05/07/2012

Prince Fielder

Fielder Waiting On Rangers

The Texas Rangers are his first choice. So much so that he is willing to wait for them, while they try to get Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish to put pen to paper.

01/18/2012

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