Team News: Washington Nationals

  • Kieboom shows versatility in AFL title game
    From Jordan Yamamoto's scoreless start to Braxton Davidson's walk-off homer, here are some standout prospects from the Arizona Fall League championship game.

  • 30 ROY candidates for 2019 -- 1 for each team
    In 2018, Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuna Jr. entered the season as Rookie of the Year contenders, if not front-runners, in each league. But sometimes Rookies of the Year come on unexpectedly. With that in mind, here is a potential ROY candidate from each o

  • Nats' youth academy honored for social work
    The Nationals have been recognized for their commitment to using baseball and softball as a means to promote positive character development, academic achievement and improved health among youth athletes in the underserved communities of Washington D.C.

  • Inbox: Will Nats extend Rendon long term?
    For now, Bryce Harper will command the headlines as the club's biggest free agent, and rightfully so. But might the Nats explore locking up Anthony Rendon long term this offseason, as well? We begin today's Nationals Inbox there.

  • Decision time: Which prospects make 40-man?
    By Tuesday, all teams will have decided who deserves a spot on their 40-man rosters. Those Minor Leaguers who are eligible but not put on the roster will be exposed to be taken by the other 29 teams in the Rule 5 Draft, which will take place at the Winter

  • 10 best players still seeking an MVP nod
    The 10 best players who are still looking for an MVP nod, how close they've come and whether they're likely to get one someday.

  • Mills picks up first win in Fall League action
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.

  • Scherzer finishes 2nd in NL Cy Young voting
    Each year, Nationals ace Max Scherzer hones in on a way to get better. It remained his goal at the start of the 2018 season, even at the age of 34, and coming off winning back-to-back National League Cy Young Awards. Most impressively, Scherzer found a wa

  • How Nationals fared in Tuesday's AFL action
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Tuesday:

  • Robles among early '19 ROY candidates
    Here's our early picks for possible 2019 Rookie of the Year candidates.

  • Young stars Acuna, Soto bond in tour of Japan
    Given their ages, their enthusiastic zest for playing baseball and how quickly they climbed through their respective Major League organizations, it's no wonder Ronald Acuna Jr. and Juan Soto have become such good friends.

  • Soto finishes second in NL ROY Award voting
    Juan Soto's bid for the National League Rookie of the Year Award fell short. Soto finished second in voting to the Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. as the ballots were revealed Monday night on MLB Network.

  • Kieboom has 4-hit game in AFL on Monday
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Monday.

  • Soto had HR robbed by Tokyo Dome roof
    Soto had a home run robbed by the roof

  • Here's what Nats did in the AFL on Saturday
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Saturday:

  • Soto mashes another long ball in Japan
    Yuki Yanagita was the MVP of the last Japan All-Star Series in 2014. With his play in the first two games against the MLB All-Stars, he's making a bid for another.

  • Here's what Nats did in AFL on Friday
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Friday:

  • Who will be dealt? Each team's top trade chip
    Free agency will garner most of the headlines during baseball's Hot Stove season, but this is also a time for MLB's general managers to discuss a plethora of trade options. Some clubs may be looking to shed salary, while others could be looking ahead at n

  • Inbox: Does Harper sway Nats' offseason plans?
    What happens to a crowded outfield if the Nationals do re-sign Harper? And what about those other needs for this club in 2019? How does Washington plan to operate while it waits for Harper? This installment of the Nationals Inbox begins there, taking a lo

  • Soto homers in MLB loss to Japan
    In the first game of the Japan All-Star Series, Major League hitters got a first-hand look at what local fans in Tokyo refer to as "Dome Runs." The big leaguers took a two-run lead into the ninth inning Friday thanks to homers by Amed Rosario, Carlos Sant

  • Kieboom named Nats' best power prospect
    Who will form the next wave of young sluggers? Here, we identify the top power-hitting prospect in each organization, focusing on usable power (translatable into home run production) as opposed to simply raw power.

  • Soto's roof-scraper helps MLB stars in Japan
    The MLB stars embarked on their tour of Japan with an exhibition game Thursday against the NPB's iconic Yomiuri Giants franchise, and it certainly didn't take the Major League hitters long to shake off any rust they might have had since the end of the sea

  • Here's what Nats did in the AFL on Wednesday
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.

  • Harper staying in D.C. would be best for game
    Bryce Harper could stay with the Nationals. Or he could go play with the Giants, who are supposed to have a great, big rumored interest in him. Scott Boras, Harper's agent, was even saying the other day that he thinks his client could make the switch from

  • Free-agent signings each team can be proud of
    We look at the best free-agent signings for each team this century.

  • 'Harper's bazaar' underway, says Boras
    Bryce Harper's free agency took center stage at the annual General Managers Meetings this week, kicking off what is sure to be one of the most high-profile and highly anticipated free agencies in recent memory.

  • Nats' offer to Harper: 10 years, $300 million
    Bryce Harper hit the open market this week, the first chance for opposing teams to begin negotiating with one of the biggest free-agent stars available, but first the Nationals attempted to take full advantage of their exclusive window to negotiate with H

  • How Nationals fared in Tuesday's AFL action
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Tuesday:

  • Johnson picks up 2 hits in Monday's AFL action
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Monday:

  • Rosenthal raring to go in return from TJ
    After watching Rosenthal's showcase at UC Irvine on October 3, the Nationals were convinced that he was healthy, and they quickly worked to sign him to a one-year deal with a conditional option for 2020, which the club announced Saturday. Rosenthal said h

  • One potential free-agent target for every club
    Here's a rundown of one free agent each club might be most likely to sign this offseason, excluding players who were on their roster last season.

  • Here's what Nationals did in the Fall Stars Game
    Some of the brightest up-and-coming talent in the Minor League ranks took the field Saturday for the AFL's Fall Stars Game in Surprise, Ariz.

  • Nationals ink Rosenthal to one-year, $7M deal
    The Nationals have wasted little time to begin rebuilding their bullpen, making one of the first notable free agent moves of the offseason by signing Trevor Rosenthal to a one-year deal with a conditional option for 2020, the team announced Saturday morni

  • 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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.

Live Sports Schedule

Dallas Cowboys (4-5) @ Atlanta Falcons (4-5)
Sunday, November 18
12:30pm-4:00pm

Weekday Programs & Podcasts


6-10am: Golic & Wingo
10am-1pm: Dan Le Batard & Stugotz
1-3pm: Schofield on Sports
3-6pm: Will Cain
6-9pm: Spain & Fitz
9pm-1am: Freddie & Fitzsimmons
1-4am: SportsCenter AllNight
4-6am: First & Last