Nationals Trades A Surprise In Midst Of Playoff ChaseNationals GM Mike Rizzo waved the white flag Tuesday by trading two of the team's veteran players, despite still being firmly in the playoff race.
Fans Share Player Tweets To Expose "Toxic" Baseball CultureA pair of Twitter users, whose posts exposing offensive tweets by baseball players went viral, said that their aim was not malicious, but to expose the sport's "toxic" culture.
Hometown Hero Harper Wins Thrilling Home Run DerbyWith an exceptional display of power and clutch hitting, Bryce Harper of the Nationals rallied in the final round, connecting on pitches from his father to beat Kyle Schwarber of the Cubs.
Scherzer Putting Together MVP-Type Season For NationalsIf Max Scherzer continues to perform like he has through the first few months of the season, it will be hard to argue against him taking home his first National League MVP Award.
At Just 19 Years Old, MLB's Youngest Player Homers In First StartJuan Soto, the youngest player in the MLB at 19 years old, hit a three-run homer in his first career start for the Nationals on Monday night.
Bryce Harper Snaps Bat, But Still Hits Long Home RunIn a startling display, Nationals slugger Bryce Harper shattered his bat into two pieces, yet still hit a long home run Monday night in an 8-6 win over the Mets.
Cubs Top Nationals 9-8 In Game 5, Advance To NLCSThe Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by Wade Davis to preserve a shrinking lead and a "Did that really happen?" four-run inning against Washington's Max Scherzer in a thriller of a Game 5.
Strasburg, Nationals Beat Cubs 5-0, Force NLDS To Game 5Strasburg shook off an illness and pitched seven dominant innings, Michael A. Taylor hit a late grand slam and the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Wednesday to send their NL Division Series to a decisive Game 5.
NLDS Game 4 Rained Out, Cubs & Nationals Set To Play Wednesday The showers came a little late, but the rain that soaked Wrigley Field and washed out Game 4 of the NL Division Series followed Tuesday's forecast pretty closely.
Gonzalez Game 2, Scherzer Game 3 For Nats; Harper Bats 2ndTwo-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer is scheduled to pitch Game 3 of Washington's NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.
Cubs' Hendricks To Start Game 1 Of NLDS Against NationalsKyle Hendricks will start the playoff opener for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs.
Signs Point To Strasburg Over Scherzer For Game 1 Of NLDSNationals right-hander Max Scherzer says he definitely plans to pitch in the NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs
Kahn: Will The Nationals Win In October?The Washington Nationals have had plenty of success in recent years—just not in the playoffs.
Nationals Win NL East & Clinch Playoff SpotThe Nationals beat the Phillies by a score of 3-2 on Sunday. A little while later, Washington clinched its fourth NL East title in six seasons when the Braves beat the Marlins in Atlanta.
Sale & Scherzer To Start MLB All-Star GameRed Sox ace Chris Sale will be the starting pitcher at Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game for the American League, while Washington's Max Scherzer will open for the National League.