Bryce Harper leads the Nationals in TOOTBLANs this season
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The Pittsburgh Pirates committed one of the most ridiculous, embarrassing and inexcusable baserunning blunders in baseball history on Wednesday when a walk that should’ve loaded the bases with one out instead resulted in an inning-ending double play. Wi…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 7 minutes agoThe Washington Nationals have acquired infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians, sources have confirmed to ESPN.Upvote Share Tweet
Eric Byrnes says Tanner Roark is the Nationals’ acewashingtonpost.com 6 hours agoTanner Roark has been a revelation for the Nationals this season. The 27-year-old leads Washington starters in wins (11) and WHIP (1.08), is second in ERA (2.74), and has gone seven innings while allowing one run in four consecutive starts after Wednesd…Upvote Share Tweet
Nats introduce ‘Nats Plus’ program for half- and full-season ticket holderswashingtonpost.com 20 hours agoThe Nationals this week will announce a new membership program for all half- and full-season ticket holders, “Nats Plus,” meant to deepen the team’s connection with its biggest customers by providing increased access to players and coaches, exclusive on…Upvote Share Tweet
Nats End Marlins' Six-Game Winning Streak, 4-3nytimes.com 24 hours agoTanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start and the Washington Nationals averted a series sweep by snapping the Miami Marlins' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals’ Anthony Rendon really does think baseball is boring to watchwashingtonpost.com Jul 30 (yesterday)Does Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon think baseball is even more boring to watch than he let on with his comment during the all-star break about the game being too long? Is the 24-year-old getting enough sleep? Or is he just trolling us all? I ask th…Upvote Share TweetHenderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg, and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Tuesday for their sixth straight victory.Upvote Share TweetWashington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is being held out of the starting lineup in Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins after spraining his right ankle on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Nats’ latest loss made Ray Knight really, really sadwashingtonpost.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)The Nationals’ 7-6 loss to the Marlins on Monday, in which Washington blew a six-run, seventh-inning lead, was arguably the most painful of the season. It certainly felt that way as I watched MASN’s Ray Knight, who always wears his heart on his sleeve, …Upvote Share TweetJeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.Upvote Share Tweet
Zimmerman continues to rest ailing hamstringMLB.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)Nationals manager Matt Williams still doesn't know how long Ryan Zimmerman will be out after injuring his right hamstring last week against the Rockies.Upvote Share Tweet
With Rendon at 3B, trio to share time at 2BMLB.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)Nationals manager Matt Williams has decided that three players -- Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen -- will split time at second base. The job had belonged to Anthony Rendon, but he is now the everyday third baseman.Upvote Share TweetDoug Fister took advantage of facing the slumping Cincinnati Reds to extend the best season-opening start by any Washington pitcher in a 4-0 Nationals' win Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Consecutive homerless games in Cincy a rarityMLB.com Jul 26 (5 days ago)There have been 941 games played in the 12-year history of Great American Ball Park, and Saturday's 1-0 Reds win over the Nationals was only the 78th game in which a home run was not hit. In other words -- or numbers -- a homer has been hit in 91.7 perc…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 26 (5 days ago)Johnny Cueto struck out nine in seven innings to help Cincinnati to a 1-0 victory over Washington.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26 (5 days ago)File this one under amazing transformations. Former major leaguer Dmitri Young made a rare appearance at The Great American Ballpark on Friday night to visit two of his former teams — the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals — and had everyone talki…Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals Send Reds to 7th Straight Loss 4-1nytimes.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)Denard Span matched Cincinnati's hit total with his four singles, and Tanner Roark allowed only three singles over seven innings Friday night, leading the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory that extended their surge and the Reds' slump.Upvote Share Tweet
Leading man: Roark rolls through Reds in CincyMLB.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)It's safe to say that Tanner Roark is arguably Washington's best starter. He took advantage of the fact that the Reds were without key players -- such as Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto, because of injuries -- and the Nationals posted a 4-1 victory at G…Upvote Share Tweet
Rizzo proud of tested Nationals' perseveranceMLB.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)With the non-waiver Trade Deadline on Thursday, MLB.com caught up with Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo to get his take on the team.Upvote Share Tweet
The Nationals’ Racing Presidents are in Cincinnatiwashingtonpost.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)It’s been a big couple of days for the Nationals’ biggest Racing President, Bill, or William Howard Taft if you prefer. On Thursday, his bobblehead was revealed. Today, he’s in his hometown of Cincinnati along with the rest of the Racing Presidents for …Upvote Share Tweet
Potomac Nationals ‘Merica Night promotion includes a Justin Bieber Demolitionwashingtonpost.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)The Potomac Nationals won the Minor League Baseball Promotion of the Month Award for June for their Beard-A-Palooza Weekend, which featured the Beard Olympics and a Jayson Werth BobbleBeard giveaway that had fans lining up a full three hours before the …Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals Hold On To Beat MarlinsJul 30Despite giving up two runs in the ninth inning, Drew Storen recorded his first save of the season in the Nationals' 4-3 win over the Marlins.
Marlins Rally For Walk-Off WinJul 28Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Marlins scored seven unanswered runs to defeat the Nationals 7-6.
Marlins Rally For Walk-Off WinJul 28The Marlins scored seven unanswered runs to defeat the Nationals 7-6.
Nationals Take Down RedsJul 27Adam LaRoche drove in two runs to lead the Nationals past the Reds 4-2.
Jaguars Report: Just Wait Until Next YearJul 31Marcedes Lewis will likely be catching passes from Chad Henne, not Blake Bortles, this fall. (Bob Mack/AP/The Florida Times-Union) I’m at EverBank Field, home of the Jaguars. It’s yet another team practice and training and showering and dressing at its …
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Minnesota Timberwolves talking Kevin Love trade only with Cleveland Cavali…Jul 30The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sourc…
Falcons Report: Putting It All on the LinesJul 30Ra’Shede Hageman (in white) is part of a rebuilt defensive line that must generate a pass rush. (Brynn Anderson/AP) I’m in Flowery Branch, Ga., the permanent training home of the Falcons, for a steamy afternoon practice, the second padded practice of th…