Washington Nationals - Washington Times
Skip to content

Washington Nationals

Related Articles

Baltimore Orioles' Caleb Joseph hits a RBI single to tie the game during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) **FILE**

Joseph brothers relish role as teammates on Orioles

The story got even better at Nationals Park on Tuesday, as Joseph and his brother Caleb - a catcher for the Orioles - were teammates at the major league level for the first time. They became the first brothers to suit up for the Orioles since Cal Ripken, Jr. and Billy Ripken in 1996.

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper reacts after he grounded out during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. The Yankees won 4-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) **FILE**

Rizzo feels Harper will break out of slump soon

The left-handed slugger leads the National League in homers with 19 and has driven in 44 runs. Harper has a slugging mark of .470 and has drawn 53 walks. But the Las Vegas native has fanned 72 times in 249 at-bats and his average has fallen to .213.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto slides into home past Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph to score on a double by Anthony Rendon during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. The Nationals won 9-7. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Nationals rally to beat Orioles in Beltway opener

To their credit plenty of orange-clad fans were sprinkled among the home red Tuesday night at Nationals Park. But it was again an unhappy ending for the visitors as the Nationals rallied for four runs in the fifth and four more in the seventh for a 9-7 victory over the Orioles before a crowd of 33,391 fans.

Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Herrera welcomes chance to aid Nats bullpen

Nationals have another member of Royals' 2015 World Series bullpen, adding former All-Star Kelvin Herrera on Monday for three minor league prospects.

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez smiles during a media availability before the home opener baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Nationals manager Dave Martinez excited for new reliever

"He's really good," Nationals Manager Dave Martinez said late Monday after the team traded for two-time All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera. "I'm excited to have him. He's going to fit in."

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Erick Fedde delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. This game is a makeup of a postponed game from May 16. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Nationals split unique 'doubleheader' with the Yankees

The New York Yankees defeated the Nationals 4-2 Monday in a nine-inning rescheduled game that was originally rained out May 16. New York pitchers fanned 15 Washington batters, including three in the eighth by Dellin Betances and two in the ninth by 100 mile-per-hour closer Aroldis Chapman.

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper runs his hand through his hair as he stands on the field after the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. This game is a makeup of a postponed game from May 16. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Machado, Harper meet at another crossroads

It was on a humid, sticky day in 2011 when two top MLB prospects, playing in the minors in different corners of Maryland, faced off on an Eastern Shore field.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto (22) celebrates his two-run home run with Anthony Rendon (6) during the sixth inning of the continuation of a suspended baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. This game is a continuation of a suspended game from May 15. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Fast-rising Soto impresses Yankees manager Boone

Soto hit a pinch-hit homer at Nationals Park on Monday for the Washington Nationals in a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees in the completion of a suspended game.

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after striking out for the final out in the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, June 15, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

Yangervis Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Jays beat Nationals

- Associated Press

Yangervis Solarte homered from both sides of the plate, Devon Travis also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Friday night, their fifth straight home victory. Washington has lost five of seven on the road.

Tim Cate hopes to one day earn a spot at a big league stadium as a lefty pitcher. The former University of Connecticut standout began that journey this week in West Palm Beach, Florida, after he signed with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.(Courtesy of the University of Connecticut).

Nationals' second-round pick is signed and ready for workouts in Florida

Cate hopes to one day earn a spot at a big league stadium as a lefty pitcher. The former University of Connecticut standout began that journey this week in West Palm Beach, Florida, after he signed with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.