Starter Joe Ross dug a hole the Nationals couldn’t climb out of in a 5-3 loss that was initially delayed an hour and 20 minutes because of rain. The Nationals’ depth didn’t muster enough offense for a rally despite eight hits.
Stephen Strasburg downplayed any notion that starting pitchers on the same team attempt to top each other. On the mound one day after Max Scherzer overwhelmed the San Diego Padres, the right-hander did just that.
Former Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who also served in U.S. Senate, has died.
The Nationals’ primary right-handed bat off the bench was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday. He received good news Thursday.
With few good options, Dusty Baker decided to pull Gio Gonzalez in favor of Jacob Turner. That move backfired when Seattle’s Nelson Cruz launched a centrally-located slider beyond the fence. Nationals lose.
MLB wants to rekindle interest in baseball among young black Americans. The commissioner might want to look in Largo, Md., where Prince George’s Community College’s mostly black team in the hunt for a title.
The Nationals manager is heading to his son’s graduation, then rejoining the team when it hits the West Coast.
D’oh! Homer Simpson — yes, that one — will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame to honor the 25th anniversary of “The Simpsons” episode “Homer at Bat.”
Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer for his eighth of the season, Tanner Roark allowed a run over seven innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Wednesday night.
One of the key components of Washington’s bullpen is getting back to work. However, it’s bench received a blow Wednesday.
If Ross is capable of staying in the rotation, Washington can throw all assets at fixing its league-worst bullpen.
Anthony Rendon homered twice and drove in five runs, Joe Ross returned from the minors to allow one run over a career high-tying eight innings, and the Washington Nationals routed the Seattle Mariners 10-1 on Tuesday night.