A week after adding Max Scherzer to the front of their rotation, the Nationals have agreed to a deal that addresses the only issue they faced on the way to Spring Training, adding another solid late-innings option in former Blue Jays closer Casey Jansse…Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals preparing for new right side of infieldMLB.com Jan 27 (yesterday)The Nationals might have a new Opening Day starter in Max Scherzer, and the infield standing behind the right-hander figures to look plenty different as well. With Spring Training less than a month away, Washington is set to move trade acquisition Yunel…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 26 (2 days ago)It's been over a decade since the Expos took off for Washington, D.C., and became the Nationals, but the desire for major league baseball still lingers in Montreal. New commissioner Rob Manfred has been doing a lot of talking since he officially stepped…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 25 (3 days ago)After finalizing a seven-year, $210 million contract with free agent Max Scherzer, it appears the rest of the NL East will need nothing short of a miracle or perhaps even some magic to overcome the Washington Nationals. With that in mind, it's probably …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 25 (3 days ago)After five seasons with the Detroit Tigers, which included four straight postseason appearances and one Cy Young award, Max Scherzer is headed east for the next seven seasons after signing a new seven-year, $210 million contract with the Washington Nati…Upvote Share Tweet
Nats hold auditions for 2015 Racing PresidentsMLB.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)There are several key traits present in every presidential hopeful: an excellent knowledge of history, a wealth of experience, a solid 40 time and some infectious dance moves. The Nationals were concerned with the latter two on Sunday, when they held au…Upvote Share Tweet
Bryce Harper attends Clippers game, gets an autographed jersey from J.J. Redickwashingtonpost.com Jan 23 (5 days ago)It’s been a fun-filled week for Bryce Harper. One day after visiting the set of ABC’s Modern Family, the Nationals outfielder was greeting Chris Paul and posing for photos with Blake Griffin courtside at the Los Angeles Clippers game. Man, what a great …Upvote Share Tweet
Roark may land in 'pen with Nats' full rotationMLB.com Jan 23 (6 days ago)Right-hander Tanner Roark could be moved to the bullpen, unless the Nationals trade one of their other starters, something general manager Mike Rizzo has said they are not looking to do.Upvote Share Tweet
Optimistic Fredi eyes postseason for BravesMLB.com Jan 22 (6 days ago)As the division-rival Nationals have strengthened their bid to win a second straight National League East crown, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has read and heard all about how his team's flurry of significant offseason moves signal that 2015 will be a r…Upvote Share Tweet
Cuddyer: Don't count out Mets in NL EastMLB.com Jan 22 (6 days ago)Depending on the source, the Nationals' signing of Max Scherzer makes them either extreme or prohibitive favorites to win the National League East. Yet count new Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer among those unwilling to crown the Nats just yet.Upvote Share Tweet
Scherzer pact: Gets $35M per last 3 seasonsESPN.com Jan 22 (6 days ago)Max Scherzer will be paid a salary of $35 million per year in each of the final three seasons of his contract with the Washington Nationals -- except all $35 million will be deferred without interest, according to a source familiar with the contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Bryce Harper visits the set of Modern Family and knows his whywashingtonpost.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper visited the set of the ABC hit sitcom Modern Family on Wednesday and posed for photos with cast members, including Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell and Sarah Hyland. Bryce Harper visited MF today…I don’t hate my job. pic.twitter…Upvote Share TweetBecause of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a present-day value of $191.4 million by the calculations of both Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Associati…Upvote Share Tweet
Marlins built to give Nationals run for their moneyMLB.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)Despite all the brilliant analysis, there's this one pesky thing called a 162-game schedule. It's a great thing, too, as it determines -- for real, and once and for all -- who are the best teams. So go ahead, prematurely coronate the Nationals if you wa…Upvote Share Tweet
What are top 5 destinations for Shields?MLB.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)MLB.com's Jim Duquette takes an updated look at the top five most likely destinations for free-agent righty James Shields now that Max Scherzer has signed with the Nationals.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 21Both Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals are effectively making a bet on the future path of prices.Upvote Share Tweet
Scherzer: 'I Play This Game To Win'Jan 21Max Scherzer sits down with Britt McHenry after being introduced by the Nationals.
Buster's Blog: Nationals' Rotation OptionsJan 20With the addition of Max Scherzer, the Nationals have plenty of options on the trading market despite claiming they plan to keep all their starting pitchers.
Nats Land Top Free Agent ScherzerJan 19Buster Olney reacts to the news that Max Scherzer and the Nationals have agreed to a seven-year deal and the impact it will have on Washington's rotation.
Nationals Land ScherzerJan 18ESPN's Curt Schilling reacts to Max Scherzer and the Nationals agreeing to a seven-year deal.
Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes talking contract extension, sources sayJan 28U.S. international Alejandro Bedoya is advanced in negotiations for a new contract with French club Nantes, according to sources in the America...
Matt Barnes fine not due to interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sar…Jan 28An NBA spokesman told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the league's review of the incident "confirmed that it was not an interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver" that led to the Los Angeles Clippers forward's fine.
Takeaways from PFF roster study -- John Clayton's mailbagJan 28John Clayton's mailbag: An in-depth roster study by Pro Football Focus illustrates how tough it is for bad teams to make quick turnarounds.
Something The Seahawks And Patriots Can Agree On: Mother Knows BestJan 28There have been verbal jabs lobbed back and forth this week between the Seahawks and the Patriots. But at Super Bowl Media Day, both teams were virtually unanimous in thanking their moms.