Archives: Nationals

  • Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond lead Nationals to rubber-match win over Rockies

    associated press

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Hitters lead Nats to rubber-match victory DENVER -- Ryan Zimmerman homered, doubled and drove in three runs, Ian Desmond got four hits and the Washington Nationals beat the depleted Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Thursday. The Rockies lost four players and a coach, as well as the rubber match of...

  • Phil Wood: A look at Nationals' options to replace Davey Johnson as manager

    Phil Wood

    Updated: Mon, Jun 10, 2013

    With 100 games left to play, it's anyone's guess at the moment whether the Nationals can play .600 baseball the rest of the way, and finish with 91 -- or more -- wins, about what should be required for any shot at a playoff berth. Whether the Nats can return to the postseason is in some...

  • Nationals do a double take, sweep doubleheader with Twins

    Elliot Smilowitz

    Updated: Mon, Jun 10, 2013

    The Washington Nationals were encouraged after a strong all-around showing netted them a 7-0 win over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of a doubleheader. They were elated after a gritty comeback gave them a 5-4 win in the nightcap. Jordan Zimmermann was dominant in seven shutout innings...

  • Bryce Harper to see Dr. James Andrews about knee swelling

    Brian McNally

    Updated: Thu, Jun 6, 2013

    Headed to Dr. Andrews for swelling in knee Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has swelling in his left knee and will see Dr. James Andrews on Monday for an outside opinion. Harper had previously been diagnosed with inflammation in the bursa sac in the front of his knee. He ran into the fence...

  • Dan Haren, Nats bullpen get pounded by Mets in 10-1 loss

    Brian McNally

    Updated: Wed, Jun 5, 2013

    Starter gives up three homers in short outing They wanted to build on a nice comeback win that began the homestand. They had hoped some of their major issues were behind them finally. But all season long, it has been one step forward and one step back for the Nationals. They slipped in the...

  • Stephen Strasburg hits disabled list

    Brian McNally

    Updated: Wed, Jun 5, 2013

    Ohlendorf expected to get start Saturday Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg did not throw a bullpen session as hoped this week and instead was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained lat muscle. Strasburg was examined by a doctor this week and there remains "tenderness...

  • Nats second baseman Danny Espinosa to the 15-day disabled list

    Brian McNally

    Published: Wed, Jun 5, 2013

    The locker sat empty in the happy clubhouse, its contents packed away and its occupant gone. Danny Espinosa has been a key contributor to the Nationals since his first promotion from the minor leagues late in the 2010 season. He has played 390 games for Washington, most of them at second base....

  • Werth's return among 6 moves for struggling Nats

    JOSEPH WHITE

    Published: Wed, Jun 5, 2013

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Having stumbled home from a road trip and needing to make up ground in the NL East, the Washington Nationals welcomed back outfielder Jayson Werth among a half-dozen roster moves. The Nationals also made the long-delayed declaration Tuesday that second baseman Danny Espinosa...