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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:49:08 EDTThe 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.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:03:22 EDTAs 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.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:46:33 EDTRyan 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.
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:20:21 EDTHis 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.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDTGrowing 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.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:38:13 EDTA 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.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:06:45 EDTWho 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.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:04:24 EDTNationals 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.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:42:53 EDTRelive Harper's MLB debut 5 years later
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:33:47 EDTIn 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.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:07:21 EDTCall him Mr. April. When you're in company with The Sultan of Swat and The Splendid Splinter, you need your own nickname.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:50:43 EDTThe 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.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:30:59 EDTThe 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
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:00:28 EDTTyler 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.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:33:17 EDTNationals right fielder Bryce Harper has mastered April, again. The challenge, however, awaits.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:29:21 EDTManager 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.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:25:29 EDTDaniel 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.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:00:58 EDTThe 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.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:23:33 EDTThe 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.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:12:52 EDTNationals 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.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:31:52 EDTThe 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.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:37:23 EDTOn 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.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:36:22 EDTJacob 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.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:08:16 EDTYoung Nationals fan at Coors rewarded by Jayson Werth
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:15:30 EDTBryce 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.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:57:02 EDTCharlie 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.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:43:30 EDTTo 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.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:51:59 EDTDaniel Murphy tormented his former club with a first inning grand slam on Sunday against the Mets.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:36:05 EDTThe 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.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:18:14 EDTThe 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.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:56:55 EDTThe 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
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:45:24 EDTGio 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.