The Pittsburgh Pirates closer was acquired for reliever Felipe Rivero and minor league pitcher Taylor Hearn. Now, the Nationals will need Jonathan Papelbon to adjust to his demotion.
The Redskins held their first padded practice on Saturday, which allowed the offensive and defensive linemen to get after it in the trenches. On several plays, Paea looked explosive against his fellow teammates.
Beathard, who was general manager of the Redskins from 1978-88, was the architect of the teams that won Super Bowls in 1982, 1987 and 1991. Beathard will be the 49th member in the Ring of Fame.
Lichtensteiger missed 11 regular-season games in 2015 because of a nerve injury but returned for the playoffs. After a full offseason, the nine-year veteran center is feeling healthy.
Thunderstorms shut down the PGA Championship on Saturday before 10 players could even hit a shot, setting up what could be a long, wet and wild conclusion to the final major of the year — whenever it ends.
Lopez walks five in his second career start in the major leagues. The Nationals will try to finish a series win Sunday afternoon.
The Washington Nationals made history by turning the first 3-3-5 triple play ever in the major leagues then watched as third baseman Anthony Rendon tossed the ball from the milestone moment into the crowd at AT&T Park.
The defense had a strong showing, starting with Breeland’s pass break-up against wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Rookie Su’a Cravens also showed his athleticism with a leaping interception.
Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he’d thrown away any shot at making the cut in the PGA Championship on Friday.
Norman is pleased to be working against speedy new teammate DeSean Jackson in training camp. He’s also trying not to pay attention to what New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. says outside of it.
Crowder caught 59 passes as a rookie and was a key option for Kirk Cousins and the Redskins’ offense. Still, the game felt fast at times for Crowder, who feels like he’s catching up in his second season.
With his team chasing the Chicago Cubs for the best record in baseball, Washington manager Dusty Baker is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the Nationals close — even if it means pulling closer Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning.