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Giolito Impresses in Rain-Shortened Debut as Nats Beat Mets

Giolito Impresses in Rain-Shortened Debut as Nats Beat Mets

nytimes.com ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
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.
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  • Nationals 5, Mets 0: Mets Lose Third Straight on a Dreary, Rain…

    Nationals 5, Mets 0: Mets Lose Third Straight on a Dreary, Rain-Soaked Night

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    With 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.
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  • Granderson leaves game after long rain delay

    Granderson leaves game after long rain delay

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    One 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.
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  • Noah Syndergaard Lied To Reporters About His Injured Elbow, For…

    Noah Syndergaard Lied To Reporters About His Injured Elbow, For Some Reason

    Last 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…
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  • Report: The Wizards Have Checked Out Of The Kevin Durant Sweeps…

    Report: The Wizards Have Checked Out Of The Kevin Durant Sweepstakes

    deadspin.com 23 hours ago
    After 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...
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  • Kevin Durant Reportedly Has No Interest Whatsoever In Playing F…

    Kevin Durant Reportedly Has No Interest Whatsoever In Playing For His Hometown Wizards

    dimemag.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…
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  • How Dusty Baker's mound visit gave Nationals their biggest…

    How Dusty Baker's mound visit gave Nationals their biggest win of season

    ESPN.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    How Dusty Baker's mound visit gave Nationals their biggest win of season
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  • On Baseball: Pitchers’ Surgery, the Red Badge of Optimism

    On Baseball: Pitchers’ Surgery, the Red Badge of Optimism

    nytimes.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.
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  • Prospect Turner playing CF for first time at Triple-A

    Prospect Turner playing CF for first time at Triple-A

    MLB.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 …
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  • Eller craves stability after trade to Capitals

    Eller craves stability after trade to Capitals

    NHL.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...
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  • Nats recall reliever Martin to take Stras' spot

    Nats recall reliever Martin to take Stras' spot

    MLB.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.
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  • D.C. downers: Three reasons for Nationals' nosedive

    D.C. downers: Three reasons for Nationals' nosedive

    ESPN.com Jun 27 (yesterday)
    D.C. downers: Three reasons for Nationals' nosedive
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  • Aces high: Thor, Arrieta back in action on MLB.TV

    Aces high: Thor, Arrieta back in action on MLB.TV

    MLB.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.
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  • Roark Helps Nats End 7-Game Skid With 3-2 Win Over Brewers

    Roark Helps Nats End 7-Game Skid With 3-2 Win Over Brewers

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Tanner 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.
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  • Braves 5, Mets 2: Mets Go Quietly Again. First-Place Nationals …

    Braves 5, Mets 2: Mets Go Quietly Again. First-Place Nationals Are Waiting.

    nytimes.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Bartolo Colon pitched well in his return, but bullpen struggles and more feeble hitting resulted in another loss.
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  • Back issues force Strasburg to disabled list

    Back issues force Strasburg to disabled list

    MLB.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.
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  • Brewers Send Nationals to 7th Straight Loss With 6-5 Win

    Brewers Send Nationals to 7th Straight Loss With 6-5 Win

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    Matt Garza's first win of the season was a tough one.
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  • A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at …

    A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at a Time

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    A 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.
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  • Nieuwenhuis, Broxton Hit HRs; Brewers Beat Nationals 5-3

    Nieuwenhuis, Broxton Hit HRs; Brewers Beat Nationals 5-3

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    Kirk Nieuwenhuis finally got the best of Max Scherzer
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  • Video - Redskins unlikely to extend anyone but Cousins 01:14

    Redskins unlikely to extend anyone but Cousins

    Jun 20
    They 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
  • Video - Redskins linebacker Su'a Cravens and his love of 'Seinfeld' 01:47

    Redskins linebacker Su'a Cravens and his love of 'Seinfeld'

    Jun 15
    Redskins reporter John Keim talks with rookie linebacker Su'a Cravens about his love of "Seinfeld".
  • Video - DeSean Jackson hasn't lost a step 01:36

    DeSean Jackson hasn't lost a step

    Jun 14
    The Redskins always like seeing DeSean Jackson in practice, especially when he reminds them of his downfield ability.
  • Video - Michigan State's prayer is answered 01:05

    Michigan State's prayer is answered

    Jun 10
    GameDay 100: In the final seconds, Kirk Cousins hail mary is caught in the end zone to give the Spartans the win over Wisconsin.