Washington Nationals

Revere day to day with rib cage injury
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Nationals center fielder Ben Revere left Monday’s 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Braves in the fourth inning because of a right rib cage injury and was replaced by Michael Taylor, who went 0-for-1 with a sacrifice fly that tied the game at 3 in the ninth inning. Revere is listed as day to day, according […]

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Dusty no stranger to thrill of Opening Day
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Nationals manager Dusty Baker has been involved in 42 Opening Days during his Major League career and, on Monday, he reminisced about his first Opening Day in 1971 as a member of the Braves. It took place in Cincinnati.

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Nats happy to have seasoned Murphy on board
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Daniel Murphy not only went deep in his Nationals debut, but he hit the game-winning double as the the Nats edged the Braves, 4-3, in 10 innings.

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Strasburg assumes stage as Nats, Braves wrap set
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Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who is entering the final year on his contract, will make his season debut against Bud Norris and the Braves when the two-teams wrap up a two-game series on Wednesday at Turner Field.

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Harper's opening act? Homer off Teheran
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The sold-out crowd of 48,282 at Turner Field serenaded Bryce Harper with a chorus of boos, first during pregame introductions and again as he stepped into the batter’s box in the first inning of Monday’s season opener between the Nationals and the Braves. Harper acknowledged the crowd with a wave pregame before he silenced them […]

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Murphy caps big Nats debut with go-ahead hit
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The final Opening Day at Turner Field provided the stage for a couple of division rivals to reunite in thrilling fashion. After overcoming their bullpen’s rough eighth inning, the Nationals tied the game in the ninth and then saw Daniel Murphy cap his memorable debut with a 10th-inning go-ahead double that proved decisive in Monday […]

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Nationals release veterans Johnson, Burnett
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After setting their 25-man roster, the Nationals released outfielder Reed Johnson and left-hander Sean Burnett. Additionally, infielder Brendan Ryan has been reassigned to Minor League camp.

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Dusty confident Nats will be in the thick of things in NL East
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Nationals manager Dusty Baker is optimistic his team will be a factor in the National League East race. It helped that his team played like champions during Spring Training, going 19-4-4.

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Dusty juggles Nationals' rotation plans
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Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced the obvious on Saturday. Right-hander Max Scherzer will be the Opening Day starter, but the skipper changed his mind on who would who pitch after Scherzer.

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Rendon, teammates aid at Youth Academy games
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Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon had the time of his life at the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy on Friday morning.

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Slowes sees big things for Harper, Nationals heading into season
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Broadcaster Charlie Slowes is never at a loss for words. In fact, he had a lot to say about the 2016 Nationals. The topics ranged from new manager Dusty Baker, MVP Bryce Harper to the National League East race between Washington and the Mets.

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Nats showcase power in final tuneup before season
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The Nationals and Twins played their final exhibition game of 2016 at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon, and the two teams found themselves in a slugfest. When it over, they played to an 8-8 tie. The Twins finished the spring with a 19-11-2 record, while the Nationals ended the spring with a 19-4-4 mark.

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