Washington Nationals

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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Zimmerman sets franchise mark on 5-RBI night
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Ryan Zimmerman has spent a lot of time on the top step of the home dugout at Nationals Park lately. He keeps putting himself atop the local record books, and the fans keep summoning him to that top step for a curtain call.

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Nationals players excited for Players Weekend
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Nationals players will have the opportunity to inject a bit of their personality and style when Major League Baseball and the Players Association introduce their inaugural Players’ Weekend from Aug. 25-27.

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Cole cruises early, but tight lat affects outing
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Somewhere around the third inning, as Nationals right-hander A.J. Cole was cruising along against the Marlins lineup, he felt some tightness in his lat. He tried to stretch it out, but by the fifth inning the trouble hampered his effectiveness.

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Bryce adds 2 RBIs, but Nats hurt by homers
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While the Marlins’ rotation has struggled, they’ve relied on their surging offense to win seven of their previous 12 games entering Tuesday. Miami’s offense again led it to victory Tuesday night vs. the Nationals, as Derek Dietrich and Giancarlo Stanton homered in the Marlins’ 7-3 win at Nationals Park.

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Scherzer's return a bright spot in ailing rotation
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If there was any lingering concern over of last week’s injury-shortened start, Max Scherzer’s effort in the Nationals’ 3-2 win over the Marlins on Monday calmed a few nerves.

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Nationals' Lind handy in a pinch vs. Marlins
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Adam Lind’s pinch-hit go-ahead single in the eighth inning propelled the Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Marlins in Monday night’s series opener at Nationals Park.

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Wieters hopes grand day signifies turnaround
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Nationals catcher Matt Wieters has become one of the regulars taking extra batting practice lately — tinkering with his swing, trying to make any sort of adjustments to turn around what has been a difficult season at the plate.

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