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Nationals’ seven-game win streak ends with late Rockies’ homers...

Mark Reynolds in the sixth and Charlie Blackmon in the seventh hit big home runs that helped the Rockies end Washington’s seven-game win streak in the series opener in Colorado’s Coors Field.

Nationals’ seven-game win streak snapped in 8-4 loss to Rockies in Coors Field

Washington led 4-1 after 5 1/2, but the Colorado Rockies scored two in the six and added two more in the seventh on a Charlie Blackmon home run that was the difference tonight in Coors Field, 8-4 Rockies final.

Nationals kick Mets while they’re down, sweep three-game set in Citi Field...

Dusty Baker talked this weekend about the importance of playing good baseball on the road, and so far this season the Nationals are doing just that.

Nats Nightly: Nationals 4-3 over Mets on bases-loaded walk in extras

Recently-returned New York Mets’ reliever Jeurys Familia walked fresh-off-the-DL Trea Turner with the bases loaded to force in the winning run for the Washington Nationals.

Nationals’ defense key in finale with Braves: Four key plays aid in 3-2 win...

Bryce Harper, Michael A. Taylor, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon all flashed the leather in the Nationals’ 3-2 win in the series finale with the Braves.

Nats Nightly: Bryce Harper pwns Julio Teheran; Washington Nationals win big, 14-4

We talked about Bryce Harper’s big, two-homer night, his success against Julio Teheran and more on Nats Nightly after last night’s win.

Blake Treinen might be out as Nationals’ closer: “This ain’t working.” - Dusty Baker

Blake Treinen struggled in another outing tonight in Atlanta and Dusty Baker said that there might have to be changes at the back end of the Nationals’ bullpen.

Stephen Strasburg’s work overshadowed in Nats’ walk-off win over Phillies

For the third straight start, Stephen Strasburg got through seven innings, but it took the Nationals ten innings to beat the Phillies.

Gio Gonzalez sharp again in Nationals’ 8-3 win over Cardinals

Dusty Baker talked about what Gio Gonzalez is doing right early this season. Gonzalez earned the decision in the Nationals’ 8-3 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Nats Nightly: Nationals need to put epic drubbing behind them in finale in Philly...

Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker talked about the one silver lining in last night’s 17-3 loss to the Phillies...

Nats Nightly: Nationals’ bullpen falters in series finale with Fish...

Dusty Baker talked about his decisions with the bullpen last night, and we talked about the Nationals’ loss on Nats Nightly after the game...

Nats Nightly: Enny Romero debuts for Nationals; shows promise...

We talked about Enny Romero’s debut for the Washington Nationals and the Nats’ 6-4 win on Nats Nightly after last night’s game.

Blake Treinen earns save in Nats’ 4-2 Opening Day win over Marlins...

A closer is born. Blake Treinen, mild-mannered reliever, showed the Nationals that he has the stuff to close out games in Washington’s season opening win. And he looked like he liked it.

NLDS Game 5 Preview: Nationals turn to Max Scherzer vs Dodgers on Thursday night

Washington battled back late, but lost Game 4 of the NLDS with the Los Angeles Dodgers, so Game 5 takes place in D.C. on Thursday.

Nationals and Dodgers waiting to announce NLDS Game 4 starters... soon-ish?

Dusty Baker is scheduled to meet with reporters early this afternoon. Will he finally announce who is starting for the Nationals?

Jose Lobaton hits 3-run HR through stiff wind in 5-2 win over Dodgers

“I didn’t think anybody could hit a home run out to left field today,” Dusty Baker said after Jose Lobaton’s three-run blast lifted the Nationals to a 5-2 win over the Dodgers.

NLDS Game 2 Preview: Tanner Roark ready for first postseason start

After dropping the series opener last night, the Nationals send Tanner Roark to the mound in Game 2 of the NLDS with the Dodgers.

Nationals’ Daniel Murphy falls short in race for NL batting title

Daniel Murphy took one last shot at the NL batting title on Sunday, but came up short at the end of his first season in D.C.

Nationals and Dodgers’ NLDS matchup starts in D.C. this Friday

With the Los Angeles Dodgers’ loss on Saturday afternoon, the Washington Nationals clinched home field advantage in the NLDS.

Baker on Joe Ross vs the D-Backs; Nationals’ postseason rotation...

Washington Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker, GM Mike Rizzo, the Nats’ coaches and more will meet today to talk about putting together the postseason roster.

Scherzer and Baker hug it out; Nationals beat D-Backs, 4-2

Max Scherzer earned his 19th win of 2016 Tuesday night in the nation’s capital, in the Nationals’ 4-2 win over the D-Backs.

Nationals’ catcher Wilson Ramos injures knee, MRI tomorrow...

“He doesn’t look too good tonight,” Dusty Baker told reporters after Nationals’ catcher Wilson Ramos injured his right knee on Monday.

Harper day-to-day after injuring thumb; Nats & Pirates’ benches clear...

Bryce Harper is day-to-day after injuring his thumb on a controversial play at third in the Nationals’ win over the Pirates on Sunday.

Washington Nationals clinch NL East: Your 2016 NL East Champions!!!!! #FWAHHH!!!!

The Washington Nationals have clinched the 2016 NL East crown. Celebrate now, postseason next! Bring on October!!!

Will Ryan Zimmerman reward the Nationals’ faith?

Ryan Zimmerman hit a three-run blast in last night’s game. Nats’ skipper Dusty Baker and GM Mike Rizzo talked about having faith in Zimmerman.

Nats Nightly: Nationals drop fourth straight in 1-0 loss to Marlins

Dusty Baker talked after last night’s loss about Bryce Harper’s struggles and the Nationals’ issues as a team.

Marlins’ Jose Fernandez outduels Tanner Roark in 1-0 win over Nationals

“Tanner [Roark] pitched better than a loss tonight,” Dusty Baker told reporters after the Nationals’ 1-0 loss in Marlins Park.

Bryce Harper’s struggles continue in Nationals’ loss to Braves

Bryce Harper is 0 for 15 with seven Ks in his last six games heading into today’s series finale with the Braves.

Tanner Roark leads Nationals to 1-0 win over Mets and 2 of 3 from NY in D.C.

Dusty Baker was in the Nationals’ thoughts as they beat the Mets, 1-0, while their manager was away due to a death in his family.

A.J. Cole mixed things up in Nationals’ 4-3 loss to the Mets

“A.J. Cole kept us in the game,” Dusty Baker told reporters after what ended up a 4-3 loss to the Mets in Nationals Park.

Mat Latos homers, injures hamstring in Nationals’ 8-1 win over the Mets

Mat Latos impressed while he was on the mound (and at the plate) last night, but an injury ended his debut as a start with the Nationals.

Gio Gonzalez is a man on a mission in Nationals’ 3-2 win over the Phillies

Dusty Baker talked to Nats’ left-hander Gio Gonzalez about stepping up with Stephen Strasburg out and he responded.