Tanaka throws three scoreless in rehab start
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Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka successfully began his Minor League rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday night with three scoreless innings, throwing 25 of his 41 pitches for strikes. Tanaka threw 29 pitches in a bullpen s…Share Tweet
The Nats Are Making A Mess Of Their Uniforms, My Goddeadspin.com 14 hours agoThis season, the Nationals have taken up the rather messy celebratory anointing of players with chocolate syrup. The Washington Post put together a explainer that promises “a comprehensive look” at the origins and impact of the ritual dousing of ice cre…Share TweetMaybe ejecting Bryce Harper and Matt Williams for something only he knows in the third inning of Wednesday’s game at Nationals Park was all part of Marvin Hudson’s plan to get noticed. Few, if any, of the 37,648 fans in attendance could’ve picked the 17…Share Tweet
The Potomac Nationals have Lando and Cloud City on their Star Wars jerseyswashingtonpost.com 16 hours agoJust about every pro baseball team has held a Star Wars Day by now. So if you want to make your Star Days Day stand out, you have to do something different. Like turn your uniforms into an homage to Lando Calrissian and Cloud City. “This is the first ti…Share Tweet
Nationals 3, Yankees 2: Foul Fly Ball Lands With Thud, as Do Yankeesnytimes.com May 21 (yesterday)Carlos Beltran let a ball fall foul without trying to make a play, and the prolonged at-bat wound up costing the Yankees, who have lost seven of eight.Share Tweet
Nats alone in 1st place after edging Yanks lateMLB.com May 20 (yesterday)Denard Span's single broke a tie in the seventh inning and helped the Nationals edge the Yankees, 3-2, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.Share Tweet
Virginia-themed concession stand and new team store open at Nats Parkwashingtonpost.com May 20 (yesterday)With the Yankees in town for the first of two games, the Virginia-themed concession stand behind Section 113 and the new main team store beyond center field opened Tuesday at Nationals Park. Virginia Country Kitchen offers ham and chicken biscuits, mac-…Share Tweet
Yankees fan spends a game with the Nationals grounds crew after winning auctionwashingtonpost.com May 20 (yesterday)As Lawrence Fung and his wife, Sarah Yuen, made the drive to D.C. from their home in Brooklyn for Tuesday’s Nationals-Yankees game, Fung looked at the foggy conditions outside his car window and hoped for rain. In December, Fung won the opportunity to w…Share TweetRyan Zimmerman hit his 10th career walk-off home run in the Nationals’ 8-6 win over the Yankees on Tuesday, which puts him in some ridiculously impressive company. Zimmerman’s 10 walk-off home runs in 11 seasons are tied with Mike Schmidt, Albert Pujols…Share TweetMLB.com May 20 (yesterday)Jacoby Ellsbury has been a catalyst atop the Yankees' lineup all season, but they will continue without his services for at least two weeks after the outfielder sustained a right knee sprain in Tuesday's 8-6, 10-inning loss to the Nationals.Share Tweet
Nationals 8, Yankees 6: Even Cleanshaven Faces Cannot Help Yankees Stop Their Slidenytimes.com May 19 (2 days ago)Sans mustaches after losing five of their past six games, the Yankees lost to the Nationals on a home run in the bottom of the 10th.Share TweetMLB.com May 19 (2 days ago)The Nationals on Tuesday called up infielder Wilmer Difo from Double-A Harrisburg and placed outfielder Jayson Werth on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Friday.Share Tweet
Old friends Shreve, Harper could face offMLB.com May 19 (2 days ago)Should there be an opportunity for Chasen Shreve to face Bryce Harper this week, you might see a couple of smiles exchanged. That would be a rare reaction for the Nationals slugger to get from an opposing pitcher, considering his recent offensive tear.Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: What’s next for Wizards, Capitalswashingtonpost.com May 19 (3 days ago)The Washington Post’s Des Bieler, Neil Greenberg and Chelsea Janes join host Gene Want to discuss offseason priorities and hopes for the Capitals and Wizards, analyze the Nationals season so far and debate which Redskins rookie will have an easier trans…Share Tweet
Nats’ Denard Span shows off the ‘man cave’ in his Tampa homewashingtonpost.com May 18 (4 days ago)Nationals outfielder Denard Span and his fiancée Shadonna Copeland recently showed off their Tampa home in a video for Coldwell Banker’s “Home Field Advantage” series. Span proves to be quite the comedian. “My favorite room in our home is the kitchen,” …Share TweetIn Sunday’s series finale at San Diego, a 10-5 Nationals victory, Bryce Harper hit his National League-leading 14th home run, but he was more excited about his fifth-inning triple. Harper, who ditched his batting helmet between first and second base, pu…Share Tweet
Bryce hits 13th homer as Nats rout PadresMLB.com May 16 (6 days ago)Bryce Harper hit his NL-leading 13th home run and was one of four Nationals with two RBIs behind Jordan Zimmermann, who struck out six Padres over six innings in a 10-0 Washington win.Share Tweet
Scherzer Shuts Down Padres to Lead Nationals to 4-1 Winnytimes.com May 16 (6 days ago)Bryce Harper hit his NL-leading 13th homer and Jordan Zimmermann and A.J. Cole combined on a seven-hitter to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-0 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night.Share Tweet
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