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Eaton reportedly has torn ACL, done for year

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:49:08 EDT

The Nationals officially placed Adam Eaton on the disabled list Saturday, a day after he collapsed to the ground after lunging toward first base to beat out an infield single.



Trio of homers Nats' undoing in loss to Mets

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:03:22 EDT

As the Mets have endured a number of injuries during the past few weeks, Michael Conforto has benefited with increased playing time, especially in left field while Yoenis Cespedes is on the disabled list.



Zimmerman launches 470-foot homer

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:46:33 EDT

Ryan Zimmerman admitted he does not like to talk about his current hot streak too much. He would prefer to keep everything the same, from his workout and pregame routine to his approach at the plate while attributing his success to the fact that he is healthy.



MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:59:03 EDT

It all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.



Ross gets call in series finale vs. Mets

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:20:21 EDT

His arm scare behind him, Noah Syndergaard will return to the mound on Sunday confident he'll face no physical setbacks in a 1:35 p.m. ET series finale against the Nationals.



Baseball wasn't always No. 1 for Baker

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT

Growing up, Dusty Baker had dreams of being a basketball star. He would think on occasion about being a wide receiver in the NFL. Baseball? It was basically something to do during the summer, between basketball and football.



Nats drop thriller to Mets despite Zim's 2 HRs

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:38:13 EDT

A dominant effort from Jacob deGrom and a career night from Travis d'Arnaud at the plate halted the Mets' losing streak at six in a thrilling 7-5 victory over the Nationals, staving off a late Nationals rally that included Nats center fielder Adam Eaton leaving the game with a leg injury in the ninth inning.



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.



Solis' MRI reveals nerve inflammation in elbow

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:04:24 EDT

Nationals left-hander Sammy Solis underwent an MRI prior to Friday's game against the Mets, which revealed some nerve inflammation in his left elbow. Solis, who has been on the disabled list since April 19 with left elbow inflammation, told reporters the injury was "best-case scenario" for him; however, there is no timetable for his return.



Relive Harper's MLB debut 5 years later

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:42:53 EDT

Relive Harper's MLB debut 5 years later



Nats seal near-perfect trip with historic 7th

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:33:47 EDT

In Thursday's 16-5 win over the Rockies, the Nats put an 11-run seventh inning together as the exclamation point on an historic 9-1 road trip through Atlanta, New York and Colorado. It was the best winning percentage in a trip of 10 games or more in franchise history.



Torrid start puts Harper in elite company

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:07:21 EDT

Call him Mr. April. When you're in company with The Sultan of Swat and The Splendid Splinter, you need your own nickname.



Gio, red-hot Nats rout Rox to cap 9-1 trip

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:50:43 EDT

The Nationals came through Denver knowing they wouldn't have Max Scherzer or Stephen Strasburg to quiet the first-place Rockies, but Gio Gonzalez became the latest to halt the Colorado bats while leading Washington to an unprecedented ninth win to cap a 10-game road trip as the Nats ran away to a 16-5 win Thursday.



Strasburg to pitch Saturday, J. Turner stays

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:30:59 EDT

The Nationals made the expected move of reinstating Stephen Strasburg from the paternity list Thursday after he and his wife Rachel welcomed the birth of their second child this week. Less predictable was the decision to keep Jacob Turner on the big league roster and send Matt Grace back to Triple-A Syracuse



Soto belts third homer for Hagerstown

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:00:28 EDT

Tyler Mahle's chances of throwing his second straight perfect game came undone just two batters into his start on Thursday. The Reds' No. 10 prospect still was plenty good, tossing six dominant frames to extend his scoreless innings streak to 19 2/3 for Double-A Pensacola.



April mastered, Harper poised for big season

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:33:17 EDT

Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper has mastered April, again. The challenge, however, awaits.



Road show: Top of Nats' order carries load

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:29:21 EDT

Manager Dusty Baker tweaked his lineup during the Nationals' current 10-game road trip, and the results have been phenomenal, shifting a surging offense into overdrive.



Nats' big bats bring heat to chilly Colorado

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:25:29 EDT

Daniel Murphy, Trea Turner, Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper each had huge nights, combining to go 12-for-19 as the Nationals clobbered the Rockies, 11-4, on Wednesday night.



Ailing hip lands Glover on disabled list

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:00:58 EDT

The Washington Nationals placed right-hander Koda Glover on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip impingement and recalled left-hander Matt Grace from Triple-A Syracuse, the club announced Wednesday.



Nats mix and match last piece of the puzzle

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:23:33 EDT

The uncertainty of the bullpen looms as a major question as to whether this Nationals franchise -- which began as the Montreal Expos in 1969 -- can advance to the World Series for the first time ever, and bring baseball's autumn classic to the nation's capital for the first time since the original Washington Senators lost in five games to the New York Giants in 1933.



Trea-cycle: Young Nat uses wheels for feat

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:12:52 EDT

Nationals shortstop Trea Turner had the hottest night of his career in the coldest game of the season on Tuesday, hitting for the cycle while driving in a personal-best seven runs in a 15-12 win over the Rockies at Coors Field.



Zimmerman's hot streak a bonus for Baker

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:31:52 EDT

The way the Nationals are going, manager Dusty Baker could probably draw a lineup out of a hat and still be leading the league in OPS. They entered play Tuesday leading the National League in average (.267) and boasting a best in the Major Leagues .791 OPS.



Turner's cycle, hot bats cool off Rox rally

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:37:23 EDT

On a damp and frigid Tuesday night at Coors Field, Trea Turner swung the hottest bat, hitting for the cycle and driving in a career-high seven runs in the Nationals' 15-12 victory over the Rockies. Washington has won eight of its last nine games.



J. Turner delivers quality goods in spot start

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:36:22 EDT

Jacob Turner opened his season at the always dangerous Coors Field, taming it for the better part of six innings, giving up three runs on six hits while striking out six and taking a no-decision in the 8-4 loss to the Rockies. It was the Nats' 12th consecutive quality start.



Nats fan at Coors rewarded by Werth

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:08:16 EDT

Young Nationals fan at Coors rewarded by Jayson Werth



Harper steamrolls to NL Player of the Week

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:15:30 EDT

Bryce Harper continues to establish himself not only as one of baseball's best players, but as one of the sport's quickest starters. Harper is having his second straight excellent April, and now he's earned a Player of the Week award in the season's first month for the second straight year.



Nats cycle in 6th, but win streak over

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:57:02 EDT

Charlie Blackmon extended his hit streak to nine games and hit a go-ahead homer to cap a comeback, and the Rockies powered past the Nationals, 8-4, in the opener of a four-game series on Monday at Coors Field featuring the teams with the National League's best records.



Nats' relievers rested, ready for Rox series

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:43:30 EDT

To hear manager Dusty Baker tell it, the Nats' 11 consecutive quality starts are all part of a plan to prepare for pitching at Coors Field.



A grand opening for Nationals' Murphy

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:51:59 EDT

Daniel Murphy tormented his former club with a first inning grand slam on Sunday against the Mets.



Statcast of the Day: Scherzer's spin zone

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:36:05 EDT

The term "rising fastball" has been used in baseball for decades, even after science has given us the understanding that fastballs can't really rise as they come to the plate. Just don't tell that to hitters after they face Max Scherzer.



Murphy slam leads Nats to 7th straight win

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:18:14 EDT

The Nationals won their seventh-consecutive game as Daniel Murphy hit a first inning grand slam and Ryan Zimmerman added a two-run shot as the Nationals topped the Mets. New York got home runs from Michael Conforto and Neil Walker. Zack Wheeler allowed the Murphy slam, then closed his start with six scoreless innings. Max Scherzer got the win, working eight innings.



Nats' rotation continues sterling start

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:56:55 EDT

The starting rotation is once again emerging as a strength for the Nationals, and has been one of the keys to their fast start. They have received contributions from all five starters that have helped carry the team to a 12-5 record, including six consecutive victories



Gio flirts with no-no in Nats' 6th straight win

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:45:24 EDT

Gio Gonzalez carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and lasted into the seventh to lead the Nats to a 3-1 victory over the Mets. Washington has now won six consecutive games and will go for a sweep Sunday night. New York, meanwhile, is ailing and has dropped seven of its past eight games.