Team News: Washington Nationals

  • #AwardWorthy: Vote for Harper, Rendon
    Vote for Bryce Harper (Personality of the Year) and Anthony Rendon (Best Performance) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.

  • Murphy has microfracture surgery on right knee
    Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy underwent surgery Friday to repair the articular cartilage in his right knee. The club announced the debridement and microfracture surgery was performed successfully by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, an orthopedic surgeon in

  • Baker won't return as Nationals manager
    Dusty Baker will not return as the Nationals' manager in 2018, the club announced Friday afternoon, a stunning development after Baker's two successful seasons at the helm.

  • Johnson shows leadoff skills in AFL victory
    Daniel Johnson has made a habit of going from getting overlooked to grabbing a starring role. The Arizona Fall League is giving him yet another chance to do so.

  • Nats' campaign filled with accomplishments
    There was a lot to be proud of for these Nationals in one of the most exciting seasons in franchise history. Here are some of those good memories from the 2017 season.

  • Turning point: Montgomery holds Zimmerman
    There was a play in the midst of the wackiness of Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile that's almost certainly going to be lost to history in the Cubs' dramatic victory to advance to the NL Championship Series presented by C

  • Nationals can't stop Cubs, see season end
    And then there were four. The Cubs rallied against the Nationals and Max Scherzer in a bizarre four-run fifth inning that checked nearly every item in the box score to post a crazy 9-8 victory Thursday night and clinch the National League Division Series.

  • Nats left waiting for next year after '17 exit
    Another first-round loss meant another long winter of what-ifs for the Nationals, a team that appeared as well-rounded as it's ever been to make it over that previously unattainable hump.

  • Fifth inning of NLDS Game 5 is 'bizarro world'
    In the solemn Nationals clubhouse and amid the rowdy celebration taking place on the other side of Nationals Park, everyone tried to find the right words to describe the pivotal fifth inning of the Cubs' 9-8 victory, which clinched their third straight tr

  • Werth in disbelief after possible Nats farewell
    As he tried to make sense of it all, with tears forming in his eyes, Jayson Werth kept coming back to one phrase. "I can't believe we lost that game," he repeated after the Nationals' heartbreaking 9-8 loss to the Cubs on Thursday in the decisive Game 5 o

  • Nats reflect on 'missed opportunity' in NLDS
    As the Nationals dealt with another painful early exit from the postseason, it was seemingly difficult for them to pinpoint exactly why they were not able to fulfill their mission and expectation to dethrone the defending World Series champions and finall

  • Nats' 2017 ride ends in 4th NLDS heartbreak
    The clubhouse had been prepared for a celebration. Instead, the Nationals sat inside trying to make sense of it all, how such a promising season could end so abruptly once again.

  • DYK? Facts, figures from wild NLDS Game 5
    It was long, grueling, dramatic and historic. When the dust settled at Nationals Park late Thursday night -- technically in the early hours of Friday morning on the East Coast -- the Cubs had outlasted the Nationals, 9-8, in Game 5 of the National League

  • Nats tip caps to Cubs after falling in NLDS
    In one of the most erratic roller-coaster rides of a game many of the Nationals said they had ever experienced, Washington fell to the Chicago Cubs, 9-8, in a pivotal National League Division Series Game 5 contest Thursday night.

  • Murphy makes Charades-like signs to dugout
    Murphy makes Charades-like signs to dugout

  • DYK? Facts, figures from wild Wednesday
    One Game 5 was set up on Wednesday. Another was settled. The Nationals shut out the Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Later in the evening, the Yankees scored three early runs against Indi

  • Wieters' first career bunt hit a thing of beauty
    Wieters' first career bunt hit a thing of beauty

  • Doctor October! Sick Strasburg cures Nats
    The Nationals extended their season to a winner-take-all deciding game in the National League Division Series with a 5-0 win over the Cubs in Game 4 on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Game 5 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile will be played at Nationals Park i

  • Best moments of the first 4 games of the NLDS
    Best moments of the first 4 games of the NLDS

  • Flu the coop: Stras leads shutout of Cubs
    Twice before he had been prevented from pitching in the postseason -- due to an innings restriction in 2012 and an injury in '16 -- and yet here was Stephen Strasburg, nearly unable to pitch in a playoff game when his team needed him most. His name had be

  • Stras' gem one of best performances while ill
    Stras' gem one of best performances while ill

  • Taylor fulfills promise with against-all-odds slam
    Michael A. Taylor has been described as both an impressive five-tool talent and a late bloomer. Over the course of the past year, he has displayed the power of perseverance and proven he still should be considered a significant future asset for the Nation

  • Nats-Cubs NLDS Game 4: In Real Life
    Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile between the Nationals and Cubs is underway, LIVE now on TBS. Chicago leads the best-of-five series, 2-1.

  • Pigeons take over Game 4 of the NLDS
    Pigeons take over Game 4 of the NLDS

  • Scherzer flirts with no-no, leaves after first hit
    They lingered on the mound for longer than usual, with Max Scherzer attempting to talk his way into staying in, even after manager Dusty Baker had emerged from the dugout. Scherzer had just given up his first hit of the day, a one-out double from Ben Zobr

  • Nationals fall short despite Scherzer's gem
    In Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile, it was the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg who stymied the Cubs, but Chicago eventually rallied for a win. On Monday, it was Max Scherzer, who was dominant, yet once again, the Cubs came

  • DYK? Facts, figures from Monday's games
    Here are five facts to know about each of Monday's playoff games.

  • Cubs-Nationals NLDS Game 3: In Real Life
    The Cubs beat the Nationals, 2-1, in Game 3 of their National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. We were on the scene at Wrigley Field.

  • Doolittle celebrates on his own after Taylor grab
    Doolittle celebrates on his own after Taylor grab

  • Saturday Nats Live: Bryce, Zim great late in W
    In need of a spark in the NLDS, the Nats watched Bryce Harper rise to the occasion like he has so many times in the past. In the eighth inning of Saturday night's Game 2, Harper launched a mammoth game-tying and series-changing two-run homer off Carl Edwa

  • Nationals' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Nationals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Washington's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

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