Washington Nationals

Strasburg slated for rehab start Monday
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Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will make a Minor League rehabilitation start Monday night for Class A Advanced Potomac, the likely final step before he is ready to be activated from the disabled list.

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Harper exits after leg buckles amid run to 1st
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Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was carried off the field in the first inning of Saturday’s game against the Giants, unable to put any weight on his leg after hitting the first-base bag awkwardly trying to beat out an infield single.

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Friday's Giants-Nats tilt ppd.; twin bill Sunday
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After the start of the game was delayed by nearly three hours, Friday’s tilt between the Nationals and Giants was postponed due to inclement weather as thunderstorms descended upon the D.C. area and were set to continue throughout the night.

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Jackson set to start vs. Giants following rainout
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Quite often in recent years, the Giants have gone to Washington to celebrate. This time, they’ll head for our nation’s capital to reacclimate.

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Turner begins throwing; hitting next step
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On a few occasions during the past few weeks, Trea Turner has run out to shortstop while the Nationals take batting practice. He would field grounders and go through the motions. However, he was unable to make a full throw to first base, still hindered by the fractured right wrist that has sidelined him since […]

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Nationals look to stay perfect vs. Giants
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Quite often in recent years, the Giants have gone to Washington to celebrate. This time, they’ll head for our nation’s capital to reacclimate.

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3-headed bullpen monster settling in for Nats
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The ninth inning at Nationals Park has so often been the subject of angst and frustration. Almost routinely through the first three months of the season, the ninth had been the site of blown leads and the disappointment that comes with missed opportunities to build upon what was already a dominant season.

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Goodwin's homer, Stevenson's catch seal win
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Even as the Nationals have been hammered by injuries, they have not missed a beat due to the contributions from their replacements. That continued on Thursday night, when Brian Goodwin hit the go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning to lead Washington to a 3-2 victory over Miami at Nationals Park.

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Rendon, Nationals promote active lifestyle
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Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon is one of the familiar faces leading events to promote youth activities and involvement in baseball. He relishes participating in events like the one on Thursday morning, when the 2017 National PLAY campaign made its way to Nationals Park.

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Strasburg throws sim game, set for rehab start
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Before the Nationals would be ready to clear right-hander Stephen Strasburg from the disabled list, manager Dusty Baker said about two weeks ago that Strasburg would have to test the nerve impingement in his right elbow with a simulated game. Strasburg finally completed that simulated game on the mound at Nationals Park on Wednesday afternoon.

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Roark, Nats look to cap series win over Marlins
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The difference between the Nationals’ and Marlins’ rotations can be seen in the pitching matchup Thursday night, as the National League East foes finish their four-game series at Nationals Park.

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Zimmerman, Nats drub Marlins for sharp Gio
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After a whirlwind week, which included a near no-hitter against the Marlins followed by the birth of his second child, Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez returned to the mound and twirled another gem Wednesday night. Gonzalez’s latest was seven innings of one-run ball in a 10-1 victory over Miami at Nationals Park. The lefty was backed […]

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