On Independence Day, Nationals fans show up dressed to celebrate team and country
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Apple pie. Fireworks. Bunting. Baseball. Sequins. Wait, what? One of these things is not like the other, but for Tripp Whitbeck, the shiny ornamental decoration fits right in. Not only did he break out his sequined gloves as part of his Fourth of July o…Share Tweet
Strasburg Injured in Nats' 9-3 Win Over SFnytimes.com 17 minutes agoBryce Harper homered, Tyler Moore drove in four runs and the Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-3 on Saturday despite Stephen Strasburg exiting in the fourth inning with an apparent injury.Share Tweet
Nationals Pitcher Strasburg Exits Early With Injurynytimes.com 2 hours agoWashington Nationals' RHP Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning because of an injury.Share Tweetnytimes.com 15 hours agoClint Robinson, a 30-year-old nonroster invitee in spring training, hit a seventh inning home run to lift the Washington Nationals over the San Francisco Giants.Share Tweetyahoo.com 16 hours agoWe've already had our fill of scary flying bat incidents this season. That's why everybody watching cringed and held their breath on Friday night when San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy lost his grip and sent his bat barreling into the stands at Na…Share Tweet
Nationals Park wins the psychological battle, again with glorious pregame BP musicwashingtonpost.com 21 hours agoNats doing bush league thing where they change from rock to elevator music when visitors take BP. Something normally done by crappy teams. — Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) July 3, 2015 When your pregame antics are annoying even the opposing teams’ beat …Share Tweet
CB Bucknor’s no-look fair/foul call does the Nationals no favors in Atlantawashingtonpost.com Jul 3 (yesterday)CB Bucknor should be selling grapefruits on a freeway off-ramp. Looks like a foul ball @MLB @Nationals @Braves — Elan (@HitchensSKINS) July 3, 2015 Thursday night in Atlanta, the Nationals fell to the Braves after one of the stranger scenarios you’ll se…Share TweetCameron Maybin’s ninth-inning chopper over third base gave Atlanta a 2-1 win over Washington and its ace.Share Tweet
ESPN’s Curt Schilling says Stephen Strasburg should be 100,000 times betterwashingtonpost.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)Like a lot of people, Curt Schilling had lofty expectations for Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg when the No. 1 pick in the 2009 draft was tearing through the minor leagues during his rookie season. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” Schilling sai…Share TweetGood news, dudes and dudettes, you can still get as ripped as Bryce Harper and love donuts and cookies. The Washington Nationals slugger is one of the star athletes who agreed to strip down for ESPN's "Body Issue" this year (as evidenced by th…Share Tweet
Maybin's 9th-Inning Single Helps Braves Beat Scherzer 2-1nytimes.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.Share Tweet
Braves announcers continue to hammer Bryce Harperwashingtonpost.com Jul 1 (3 days ago)The Nationals were playing the Braves on Tuesday, which meant Fox Sports South announcers Chip Caray and Joe Simpson were looking for new reasons to criticize Bryce Harper. Wouldn’t you know, they found one in the fifth inning of the Nationals’ 6-1 win……Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oubrewashingtonpost.com Jun 30 (4 days ago)The Washington Post’s Scott Allen and Dan Steinberg and WUSA9’s Dave Owens join host Gene Wang to discuss the Nationals solid performances despite injuries. The panel also analyzes the Wizards’ trade for draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. and debate whether DeS…Share Tweet
Nats fan buys home run ball from a Braves fan at Phillies’ stadiumwashingtonpost.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)How bad have things gotten in Philadelphia, where, only a few years ago, Phillies fans organized “invasions” of Nationals Park and found great joy in shaming Nationals fans for their poor attendance numbers? So bad that there were more Braves fans than …Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)It’s been an eventful few days of baseball transactions for the Nationals and their fans. On Friday, D.C. native Emmanuel Burriss, who played baseball at Wilson High in Tenleytown, was recalled by the Nationals to replace the (again) injured Anthony Ren…Share TweetStephen Strasburg (5-5) allowed two runs on four hits with one walk and nine strikeouts in his second solid outing since returning from the disabled list.Share Tweet
Phils keep hits coming in Game 2 win vs. NatsMLB.com Jun 28 (6 days ago)The Phillies tallied 15 singles among 16 hits in an 8-5 victory in Game 2 of a straight doubleheader against the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday.Share Tweet
Correction: Nationals-Phillies Storynytimes.com Jun 27 (7 days ago)In a story June 26 about the game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Nolan Ryan had come the closest to throwing a second straight no-hitter since Johnny Vander Meer did it in 1938.…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jun 27 (7 days ago)Rain washed out Saturday's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals after 1 ½ innings.Share Tweet
Revere leaps to make outstanding grabMLB.com Jun 27 (7 days ago)Phillies center fielder Ben Revere made one heck of a catch Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, robbing Nationals first baseman Tyler Moore of extra bases.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 27Your browser does not support iframes. With Max Scherzer and the entire the Washington Nationals starting rotation on a historic roll entering play Friday night, the eyes of the baseball world focused on Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Could Max Sch…Share Tweet
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