Nats keep Span, decline LaRoche, SorianoESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)Center fielder Denard Span is staying with the Washington Nationals, who exercised their $9 million option for 2015 on his contract Thursday, while declining options on first baseman Adam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)Well, distraught Los Angeles Dodgers fans, here's something that might cheer you up a tad bit after watching your bitter rivals win the World Series — the Dodgers are the early favorites to win the 2015 World Series, according to online sportsbook Bovad…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Oct 30 (yesterday)When you’re admiring the empty Budweiser bottles in the 2014 postseason exhibit of the Madison Bumgarner Wing at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 30 years, you’ll be able to nudge your kid, or spouse, or buddy and reminisce about the…Upvote Share Tweet
Nats expect majority of roster back for 2015 seasonMLB.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)This past season, the Nationals had the best record in the National League, but they were eliminated by the Giants in the NL Division Series. Here's a look at the Nats' 2014 Major League roster: who stays, who goes and who has something to prove?Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals promote Cromie to assistant GMMLB.com Oct 24The Nationals expanded their baseball research and development department on Friday by promoting Adam Cromie to assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.Upvote Share Tweet
D-backs hire assistant GM Minniti from NationalsMLB.com Oct 23The D-backs continued filling out their baseball operations department Thursday by hiring Bryan Minniti as assistant general manager and Mike Russell as special assistant to senior vice president of baseball operations.Upvote Share Tweet
Game 1 combines Adm. Winnefeld's top interestsJames "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. is a four-star Admiral who currently serves as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the second-highest-ranking officer in the United States Armed Forces. He also is an MLB.TV subscriber, …Upvote Share Tweet
Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting NewsAngels skipper Mike Scioscia was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by Sporting News, which also named Matt Williams of the Nationals in the National League based on a panel of 22 fellow managers.Upvote Share Tweet
Williams named Sporting News' top NL managerA panel of 22 skippers voted Matt Williams Sporting News' National League Manager of the Year. Williams led the Nationals to a 96-66 record and an NL East title despite missing a handful of players due to injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Ted Leonsis ‘hoping’ to lure President Obama to Winter Classic at Nationals Parkwashingtonpost.com Oct 16From the moment Chicago was announced as Washington’s Winter Classic opponent, people wondered if this meant President Obama would finally make his D.C. hockey debut. “The outdoor game also offers an opportunity for President Barack Obama, a former Chic…Upvote Share Tweet
Pleskoff: Souza's talent on display after rocky roadMLB.com Oct 16Many people would say right-handed-hitting outfielder Steven Souza Jr. was the top player in the Washington Nationals' farm system this season. He was named the MVP and Rookie of the Year playing for Triple-A Syracuse in the International League.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 16It had been 11 days since Yusmeiro Petit last pitched, that outing covering six relief innings in the Giants' 18-inning win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Nationals in Washington. "Every day, I'm staying ready," P…Upvote Share Tweet
These MLB playoffs are a testament to importance of smart managingnydailynews.com Oct 11One needs to look no further than the Washington Nationals as a team that, on sheer talent, should still be playing but isn’t because of bad managing. Going in, most scouts and baseball execs agreed the Nationals, with the most wins in the National Leag…Upvote Share Tweet
Consistent rotation highlights division-winning seasonMLB.com Oct 10The Nationals had a good enough team to go to the World Series, but they fell short by losing to the Giants in the National League Division Series. That doesn't take anything away from their strong season, which culminated in an NL East victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Nats Manager Matt Williams defends Aaron Barrett decision: ‘He’s our guy for that spot’washingtonpost.com Oct 10Nationals Manager Matt Williams, currently suffering through the worst week in Washington, on Friday defended his decisions during the Nats’ disastrous Game 4 of the NLDS, in which he used five relievers — including rookie Aaron Barrett — but didn’t tur…Upvote Share Tweet
Throwback Thursday: A World Series champion in Washingtonwashingtonpost.com Oct 9As Washington baseball fans slog through the rubble left by the quiet implosion of the Nationals season, few of them will remember the time a World Series champion played its home games here. It was 90 years ago in the 1924 season, remembered mostly now…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Eliminate NationalsOct 7SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
Posey On Giants Game 4 WinOct 7Buster Posey discusses the Giants' 3-2 win over the Nationals.
Giants Eliminate NationalsOct 7The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
Breaking Down The Giants' VictoryOct 7The "Baseball Tonight" crew breaks down how the Giants were able to defeat the Nationals in their National League Division Series matchup.
Ricky Rubio, Minnesota Timberwolves agree to contract extensionOct 31With three hours to go before the midnight deadline Friday, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a contract extension, according to his agent.
Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors agree on contract extensionOct 31The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFC, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell Westb…Oct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.