Washington Nationals

Nats agree with Neuse, Luzardo among 23
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The Nationals have agreed to terms with 23 players selected in the 2016 Draft, including second-round pick Sheldon Neuse and third-rounder Jesus Luzardo, the team announced Monday.

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Stras aims to go 11-0, opposes Kershaw in LA
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The Nationals and Dodgers open a three-game series Monday night at Dodger Stadium with a matchup featuring two of the Majors’ best in Stephen Strasburg and Clayton Kershaw.

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Nats denied series win despite Taylor's big day
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The Nationals showed off their home run swings from the first pitch as Michael Taylor went deep en route to a 4-for-4, two-homer game, but the Padres prevailed in the series finale, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at Petco Park.

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Taylor turning it around, has 2-HR, 4-hit day
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Since an early-season slump, Michael Taylor has been one of the Nationals’ most productive players. He went 4-for-4 with a pair of solo homers in Sunday afternoon’s 6-3 loss to the Padres. It was his first career multihomer game, and he matched a career high with his four hits. He attributed his success Sunday to […]

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Bullpen falters after Max's 10-K gem
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Before they recorded an out, the Padres scored six times in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday night, rallying for a 7-3 victory by beating up on the Nationals’ bullpen.

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Gio, Pomeranz to square off in series finale
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Drew Pomeranz has given up eight earned runs in his past two starts, but his ERA is still at just 2.88 on the year. That’s how good he has been for most of the season. The Padres left-hander will take the ball for the series finale on Sunday against the Nationals, who counter with Gio […]

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Rivero's struggles resurface in loss to Padres
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Felipe Rivero did not record an out and was charged with six runs in a disastrous eighth inning on Saturday night as the Padres rallied to deal the Nationals a 7-3 loss.

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HRs back Ross in Nats' win over Padres
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Joe Ross defeated his former team Friday and was backed by home runs from Daniel Murphy and Ryan Zimmerman as the Nationals topped the Padres.

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Save a rarity for Nationals' Petit
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Yusmeiro Petit picked up only his second professional save Friday as the Nationals held on to beat the Padres at Petco Park.

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Bryce finds #ASGWorthy form with 14th blast
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Bryce Harper snapped a 14-game homerless streak Thursday night when he launched a two-run homer to the opposite field off Padres right-hander Erik Johnson in the third inning of the Nationals’ 8-4 win at Petco Park.

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Giolito continuing successful run in Double-A
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While the Washington Nationals sit atop the National League East, their top prospect Lucas Giolito has been on quite a run of dominance in the Double-A Eastern League.

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Kelley nails down role as Nats' interim closer
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Nationals manager Dusty Baker is ready to establish set roles among his relievers and move past using the so-called “bullpen by committee.”

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