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Nats' campaign filled with accomplishments

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:15:31 EDT

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.



Johnson shows leadoff skills in AFL victory

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:54:59 EDT

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.



Nationals can't stop Cubs, see season end

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:36:59 EDT

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.



Baker's future Nats' biggest offseason question

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:27:43 EDT

As the Nationals begin this offseason -- which came much sooner than they expected -- the biggest question looming will be the status of manager Dusty Baker.



Fifth inning of NLDS Game 5 is 'bizarro world'

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:08:20 EDT

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 trip to the National League Championship Series.



Nats' 2017 ride ends in 4th NLDS heartbreak

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:45:42 EDT

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.



Werth in disbelief after possible Nats farewell

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:53:46 EDT

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 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile.



#AwardWorthy: Vote for Harper, Rendon

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:51:30 EDT

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



Turning point: Montgomery holds Zimmerman

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:28 EDT

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 Camping World.



Nats left waiting for next year after '17 exit

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:08:53 EDT

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.



Nats reflect on 'missed opportunity' in NLDS

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:45:45 EDT

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 finally experience the thrill of advancing to the National League Championship Series.



Wieters' first career bunt hit a thing of beauty

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:41:30 EDT

Wieters' first career bunt hit a thing of beauty



Nats tip caps to Cubs after falling in NLDS

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:38:44 EDT

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.



DYK? Facts, figures from wild NLDS Game 5

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:44:45 EDT

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 Division Series presented by T-Mobile.



Nationals' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:06:45 EDT

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.



Murphy makes Charades-like signs to dugout

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:34:10 EDT

Murphy makes Charades-like signs to dugout



NLDS Game 5: Dusty Baker postgame interview

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:07:54 EDT

NLDS Game 5: Dusty Baker postgame interview.



Best moments of the first 4 games of the NLDS

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:26:11 EDT

Best moments of the first 4 games of the NLDS



Doctor October! Sick Strasburg cures Nats

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:40:07 EDT

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 in Washington on Thursday night.



Flu the coop: Stras leads shutout of Cubs

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

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 become a punching bag for the past 24 hours as he caught criticism for the perception that he was not tough enough to pitch when he was sick.



Taylor fulfills promise with against-all-odds slam

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:57:58 EDT

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 Nationals.



Stras' gem one of best performances while ill

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:31:15 EDT

Stras' gem one of best performances while ill



DYK? Facts, figures from wild Wednesday

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:12:03 EDT

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 Indians ace Corey Kluber and held on for a 5-2 victory at Progressive Field in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.



Nats-Cubs NLDS Game 4: In Real Life

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:15:22 EDT

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

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:59:16 EDT

Pigeons take over Game 4 of the NLDS



Nationals fall short despite Scherzer's gem

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:18:58 EDT

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 through late.



Scherzer flirts with no-no, leaves after first hit

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:50:04 EDT

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 Zobrist in the seventh, and Baker faced a crucial decision in a one-run game.



Cubs-Nationals NLDS Game 3: In Real Life

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 23:42:24 EDT

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.



Debatable decisions don't go Dusty's way

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:52 EDT

Max Scherzer had a very good night Monday. Dusty Baker, well, the jury's still out on that one. The Nationals dropped another closely contested game to the Cubs, whose 2-1 win can be attributed in part to a pair of questionable pitching decisions by Baker.



DYK? Facts, figures from Monday's games

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:11:13 EDT

Here are five facts to know about each of Monday's playoff games.



Doolittle celebrates on his own after Taylor grab

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 20:04:58 EDT

Doolittle celebrates on his own after Taylor grab



Saturday Nats Live: Bryce, Zim great late in W

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 18:18:52 EDT

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 Edwards Jr., which sent the 43,860 fans at Nationals Park into a frenzy. Ryan Zimmerman followed with a go-ahead three-run homer to punctuate a five-run eighth inning that led the Nationals to a 6-3 victory over the Cubs.



Nats 'flip' over Harper's DS-changing homer

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 18:19:16 EDT

After he unleashed a violent swing on a hanging curveball in the bottom of the eighth inning, Bryce Harper stood and watched as the ball he launched into the stratosphere sailed into the second deck in right field at Nationals Park. He turned toward his dugout, which was erupting with glee and with a scowl on his face, Harper discarded his bat in a glorious flip as the sellout crowd of 43,860 fans worked themselves into a frenzy.