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Calm and collected on the outside, Lucas Giolito was so anxious about making his major league debut that he kept going into manager Dusty Baker's office to ask when the game would start.Share Tweet
Nationals 5, Mets 0: Mets Lose Third Straight on a Dreary, Rain-Soaked Nightnytimes.com 12 hours agoWith Matt Harvey unable to return after a rain delay of more than an hour in the fourth inning, the bullpen could not hold the Nationals at bay.Share Tweet
Granderson leaves game after long rain delayMLB.com 13 hours agoOne of the only Mets starters to last the season's first three months without significant injury, Curtis Granderson departed Tuesday's game against the Nationals after a rain delay because he was unable to "get loose," according to the team.Share TweetLast night against the Nationals, Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard made his first start since being removed from a game with elbow discomfort. Syndergaard was not sharp, lasting just three innings and surrendering five runs, and right after the game Mets b…Share Tweet
Report: The Wizards Have Checked Out Of The Kevin Durant Sweepstakesdeadspin.com 23 hours agoAfter all that—after all the campaigning and hashtags and t-shirts that were supposed to help bring Kevin Durant back to D.C. to play for his hometown team—the Washington Wizards are just throwing in the towel.Read more...Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 28 (yesterday)USA TODAY Sports Once upon a time, the Washington Wizards were thought to be the favorites to land Kevin Durant. He’s a DC-area native, and homecomings have been all the rage since LeBron James went back to Cleveland in 2014. But Durant has set his list…Share Tweet
How Dusty Baker's mound visit gave Nationals their biggest win of seasonESPN.com Jun 28 (yesterday)How Dusty Baker's mound visit gave Nationals their biggest win of seasonShare Tweet
On Baseball: Pitchers’ Surgery, the Red Badge of Optimismnytimes.com Jun 27 (yesterday)The Mets will face Washington Nationals starter Lucas Giolito on Tuesday, the second time this month that the Mets will face a top prospect making his debut after Tommy John surgery.Share Tweet
Prospect Turner playing CF for first time at Triple-AMLB.com Jun 27 (yesterday)Trea Turner -- who ranks as the Nationals' No. 2 prospect and the ninth-best prospect in all of baseball, according to MLBPipeline.com -- started in center field for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs on Monday in what is his first professional appearance at …Share Tweet
Eller craves stability after trade to CapitalsNHL.com Jun 27 (yesterday)ARLINGTON, Va. - When Lars Eller was playing for the Montreal Canadiens, he was a man without a position whose name was constantly bandied about in trade talks. He wasn't comfortable. Following a trade to the Washington Capitals, Eller kno...Share Tweet
Nats recall reliever Martin to take Stras' spotMLB.com Jun 27 (yesterday)The Nationals on Monday recalled right-handed reliever Rafael Martin from Triple-A Syracuse as a corresponding move to Stephen Strasburg going on the disabled list.Share Tweet
D.C. downers: Three reasons for Nationals' nosediveESPN.com Jun 27 (yesterday)D.C. downers: Three reasons for Nationals' nosediveShare TweetMLB.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)Noah Syndergaard leads the Mets into an important series with the first-place Nationals, while Jake Arrieta and Troy Tulowitzki return to ballparks that contain happy memories for both players.Share TweetTanner Roark pitched seven shutout innings in place of injured ace Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)Bartolo Colon pitched well in his return, but bullpen struggles and more feeble hitting resulted in another loss.Share TweetMLB.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)The Nationals placed right-hander Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with an upper back strain on Sunday. A corresponding move will be announced on Monday.Share Tweet
Brewers Send Nationals to 7th Straight Loss With 6-5 WinMatt Garza's first win of the season was a tough one.Share Tweet
A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at a TimeA handful of N.F.L. and N.C.A.A. teams have adopted the ball, which emits sound when a player is holding it using the fundamental five points of pressure.Share Tweet
Nieuwenhuis, Broxton Hit HRs; Brewers Beat Nationals 5-3Kirk Nieuwenhuis finally got the best of Max ScherzerShare Tweet
Redskins unlikely to extend anyone but CousinsJun 20They got Jordan Reed done a while ago, but ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim says that'll be the only extension unless they sign Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal by July 15
Redskins linebacker Su'a Cravens and his love of 'Seinfeld'Jun 15Redskins reporter John Keim talks with rookie linebacker Su'a Cravens about his love of "Seinfeld".
DeSean Jackson hasn't lost a stepJun 14The Redskins always like seeing DeSean Jackson in practice, especially when he reminds them of his downfield ability.
Michigan State's prayer is answeredJun 10GameDay 100: In the final seconds, Kirk Cousins hail mary is caught in the end zone to give the Spartans the win over Wisconsin.