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Wire Taps: Nats sweep Bucs, take on D-Backs in DC


The Washington Nationals swept their three-game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates and won their sixth straight game overall, a new season high. They also played some at-times ugly baseball and blew a...

On Gio Gonzalez's high pitch counts and command...


Washington Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez threw 102 pitches in five innings last night in another start in which his high pitch count ended his outing early. The Nats battled back to spare Gonzalez...

Nats Notes: LaRoche in August, Span's out at 3rd


Adam LaRoche continues to swing a hot bat in August and the Nationals' first baseman is well on his way to making up for a less-than-stellar July. And about Denard Span getting thrown out trying to...

Strasburg dominates the Mets... on the road!


Was Thursday night's outings against the New York Mets in Citi Field Washington Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg's best road start of the year? Nats' skipper Matt Williams said it probably was...

Nats' RHP Doug Fister throws seven scoreless in NY


Doug Fister threw seven scoreless innings last night in Citi Field, improving to (12-3) on the year in the Washington Nationals' 7-1 win over the New York Mets. Nats' skipper Matt Williams was once...

Gonzalez vs the Braves in Atlanta's Turner Field


Washington Nationals' left-hander took something of a step back Sunday night in Atlanta in a rough start vs the Braves in the finale of the Nats' three-game set in Turner Field. Lots of pitches,...

"They're resilient. They just keep going." - MW


The Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves split the first two games of their three-game weekend set in Turner Field in a wild home run-filled game on Friday night and a rain-delayed late-night...

Update: Souza leaves game after collision w/ wall


Bringing back memories of Bryce Harper's attempt to take a Tim Hudson home run off the top of the right field wall in Turner Field last season, Nationals' outfielder Steven Souza, Jr. ran full...

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"They're going to want our throat." - Bryce Harper


The Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves start a three-game set in Turner Field tonight with Stephen Strasburg on the mound against Braves' right-hander Ervin Santana. Can the Nats turn the tide...

"He was really down in the zone, really down."- MW


Washington Nationals' starter Doug Fister shut the New York Mets down last night in Nationals Park and the Nats' bats provided plenty of offense in the 7-1 win which set up a rubber match this...


"I won't disappoint him next time." - Tanner Roark


Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams let Tanner Roark hit with two on and two out in the sixth inning last night and Roark gave up the Nats' lead in the top of the seventh inning. Williams...

Nationals expected to call Steven Souza back up...


According to several reports now, the Washington Nationals are expected call Steven Souza, Jr. back up from Triple-A Syracuse to join the Nats in time for their makeup game with the Baltimore...

7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 Ks, 97 P, 71 S...


"He was really good tonight," Washington Nationals' skipper Matt Williams said after Jordan Zimmermann shut the Philadelphia Phillies out over seven innings in the nation's capital. Zimmermann...

Nationals' notes, leftover quotes from last night


The Washington Nationals dropped a 2-1 decision to the Philadelphia Phillies last night. After the game, Nats' skipper Matt Williams talked about the loss and the Nationals' bad luck on some...

Williams on Hairston's double, LaRoche's steal...


Nats' PH Scott Hairston doubled for the first time since May 31st in the 8th inning tonight, Denard Span bunted for a single to move the go-ahead run to third and Adam LaRoche stole his first base...

Wire Taps: Nats win series w/ Reds, head to Miami


The Washington Nationals took 2 of 3 from the Cincinnati Reds this weekend in Great American Ball Park, two words, and they head to Miami now for a three-game set in Marlins Park, two words, with...

Williams on Harper, Rendon + Roark on slider grip


Washington Nationals' skipper Matt Williams talked after last night's 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds about the momentary scare with Bryce Harper in left, Anthony Rendon's defense and the Nats'...

Ryan Zimmerman suffers hamstring strain, MRI today


The Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies for their fourth straight win overall, but lost Ryan Zimmerman to a hamstring injury in the process. Matt Williams talked about the severity of...

Wire Taps: Desmond's big night, Barrett's big K


The Washington Nationals took an early lead and held on in spite of a rally by the Colorado Rockies last night in Coors Field. Aaron Barrett's big K in the sixth left the bases loaded. Five pitches...

Wire Taps: Werth's winner, Suarez talks UofM +more


The Washington Nationals left the nation's capital bound for Colorado having taken two of three from the Milwaukee Brewers with a walk-off win courtesy of Jayson Werth's discerning eye at the plate...

Strasburg on increased velo, loss to Brewers...


Washington Nationals' right-hander Stephen Strasburg gave up two solo home runs early in last night's loss, but Nats' skipper Matt Williams said it was the two-out, two-run single by Aramis Ramirez...

Zimmermann MRI: Bicep strain, no structural damage


The Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies in extra innings. Jordan Zimmermann's MRI revealed no structural damage... but the Nats don't look like they'll have anyone at the All-Star...

Zimmermann to have MRI today, miss 2014 MLB ASG...


Jordan Zimmermann decided against pitching in last year's Midsummer Classic. He earned another All-Star nod this summer, but a bicep issue which cropped up last night will likely keep the...

Williams and Showalter on Nats' RHP Doug Fister


Washington Nationals' right-hander Doug Fister worked with what he had last night in Oriole Park at Camden Yards and earned his eighth win of the year with seven innings of work in the Nats' 6-2...

Wire Taps: O's over Nats in BotB opener in D.C.


The Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles started a four-game two-city series in Nationals Park last night. It went to extras, where the O's pleased the many Orioles fans in attendance in the...

Wire Taps; Werth sparks Nats' offense vs Rockies


Washington Nationals' right fielder Jayson Werth got off to a good start in July after a long, rough month at the plate in June and the Nats cruised to a 7-1 win over the Colorado Rockies last...

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