Washington Nationals

Nationals fall short despite Scherzer's gem
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In Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile, it was the Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg who stymied the Cubs, but Chicago eventually rallied for a win. On Monday, it was Max Scherzer, who was dominant, yet once again, the Cubs came through late.

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WS title would complete the circle for Werth
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Jayson Werth has allowed himself to be reflective as he nears the end of the lucrative contract he signed before the start of the 2011 season. The veteran outfielder takes great pride in the fact he has significantly impacted the culture of a Nationals organization that has adopted him as a beloved son and captured […]

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Scherzer can nullify Cubs' Wrigley advantage
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Cubs manager Joe Maddon has done his best to downplay the significance of home-field advantage, both before and after his team stole it away with its Game 1 victory at Nationals Park. If that’s the case, the Nationals may have the advantage as the NLDS shifts to the North Side of Chicago, with Max Scherzer […]

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Nationals set to start Roark in Game 4
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Tanner Roark will start Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile against the Cubs on Tuesday at Wrigley Field, manager Dusty Baker said Sunday.

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Baker looks to cap impressive career with WS
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Nationals manager Dusty Baker has been in professional baseball for a long time. In fact, he didn’t realize he was in his 50th year until recently, when an old friend from California sent him a photo of their high school reunion.

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Cubs-Nationals NLDS Game 1: In Real Life
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The Cubs beat the Nationals, 3-0, on Friday night to take a 1-0 lead in the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. We were at the scene in and around Nationals Park.

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Oct. 7 Zimmerman, Harper and Lind interviews
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Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper and Adam Lind discuss the Nationals 6-3 win over the Cubs in Game 2 of the NLDS.

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Zim rises to occasion with memorable homer
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After Bryce Harper delivered the no-doubter that awoke the Nationals’ bats from their slumber, Ryan Zimmerman once again left no doubt about his knack for creating some of the greatest moments in the history of an organization that will forever count him among its legends.

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Nationals' relievers able to 'pen winning script
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As loud as Nationals Park was in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday night, it was difficult to blame the hometown fans for having some trepidation in the ninth.

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Nats bring momentum, Scherzer into Wrigley
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Following two closely contested games at Nationals Park, the Cubs and Nationals are headed to Wrigley Field in what now comes down to a best-of-three in the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. With reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer lined up for Monday’s Game 3, the Nationals are feeling good about […]

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Nats 'flip' over Harper's DS-changing homer
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After he unleashed a violent swing on a hanging curveball in the bottom of the eighth inning, Bryce Harper stood and watched as the ball he launched into the stratosphere sailed into the second deck in right field at Nationals Park. He turned toward his dugout, which was erupting with glee and with a scowl […]

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Wounded congressman delivers first pitch
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Wearing a red No. 3 Nationals jersey with his last name on the back, Rep. Steve Scalise walked onto the field on crutches and took his spot in front of the mound at Nationals Park.

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