This is the April 29, 2013 news archive. View today's Nationals rumors and news.

Washington Nationals News and Rumors

Strasburg has arm issue in loss to Braves

Strasburg has arm issue in loss to Braves

ESPN.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, then made an eye-popping play to start the ninth as the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Monday night and ended their four-game losing streak.
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Simmons' sac fly pushes Braves past Nats

    Simmons' sac fly pushes Braves past Nats

    MLB.com Apr 29, 2013
    Andrelton Simmons' seventh-inning sacrifice fly proved decisive for the Braves as they snapped a four-game losing streak and remained perfect against the Nationals with Monday night's 3-2 win at Turner Field.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • One year in, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout are just getting start…

    One year in, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout are just getting started

    CNNSI.com Apr 29, 2013
    Who's better, Bryce Harper or Mike Trout? One year after they reached the majors for good on the same day it's clear that the answer will change a lot, writes Joe Sheehan.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Gio Gonzalez with Ed Helms, Psy at WHCD

    Gio Gonzalez with Ed Helms, Psy at WHCD

    washingtonpost.com Apr 29, 2013
    While Robert Griffin III turned down his invitation to the White House Correspondents Dinner (though he hit up an afterparty), Nationals players Ryan Zimmerman, Gio Gonzalez and Tyler Clippard suited up on Saturday to rub elbows with the strange … Conti
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Braves Slip Past Nationals 3-2 00:44

    Braves Slip Past Nationals 3-2

    Apr 29
    The Braves beat the Nationals for the eighth straight time, dating back to last season.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight Spotlight 02:15

    Baseball Tonight Spotlight

    Apr 29
    The Braves beat the Nationals for the eighth straight time, dating back to last season.

Sports Columnists

  • Toronto Raptors ramp up push to have Phil Jackson as president, sources sa…

    Apr 29
    The Toronto Raptors, emboldened by the news that the Sacramento Kings apparently won't be moving to Seattle, have ramped up their pursuit of Phil Jackson to be their new team president, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Nate McMillan to interview for Detroit Pistons coach, sources say

    Apr 29
    The Detroit Pistons have opened the interview process in their search for a new coach and are scheduled to sit down Tuesday with Nate McMillan, according to NBA coaching sources.
  • Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughts

    Apr 29
    ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.