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Will the Washington Nationals Be the Next Baseball Dynasty?

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The team's 98 win season last year was no fluke. While the Nats made a big off-season acquisition by trading for Gio Gonzalez, one can really attribute their success to the big contributions by former first round picks Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper.

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Len Berman | Posted 04.02.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Twenty-year-old Bryce Harper becomes the first Major Leaguer to homer twice on opening day as the Washington Nationals shutout Miami 2-0.

Young Stars Lead Nationals

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- All it took was two at-bats on his first opening day in the majors for Bryce Harper to hit two homers – and hear some "M-V-P!" cha...

WATCH: Bryce Harper Opens Season With A Bang (And Another)

AP | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is the youngest major leaguer to homer twice in his team's opening game of a season, deli...

Nats Star Gets Free Burritos For Life

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Of all the benefits that come with being a star player on the Washington Nationals -- the $9.9 million contract, the magazine covers, th...

A Golden Age for Baseball in the Golden State

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball has been experiencing an interesting power shift over the last few years. Just as complaints about east coast bias in baseball coverage became widespread, east coast baseball began to get a lot less interesting.

Reasons To Love Living In The Nation's Capital

Posted 01.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you live "outside the Beltway," literally or figuratively, there's a lot to dislike about the nation's capital. Politicians routinely...

Nationals' Season Ends In Heartbreak

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals finally brought winning baseball back to the nation's capital. They also collapsed in the postseason in a way t...

Stunning Comeback

Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals use all 27 outs. Like the Texas Rangers before them, the Washington Nationals had to learn the hard way. Picking up right ...

Cards Blank Nats In D.C.

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Set aside the high-pressure task of postseason pitching that Chris Carpenter routinely masters for the St. Louis Cardinals and thin...

Harper Hits No. 20 In Nats Win

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- All that chasing has taken a toll on the Philadelphia Phillies. Bryce Harper hit his 20th homer, Ian Desmond and Kurt Suzuki also con...

Benches Clear In D.C... Twice

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

As the Nats' bats stayed hot against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night, the tempers of both ball clubs flared, too. The benches cleared twice at Nati...

10 Prediction For Last Month Of MLB Season

Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, The Outside Corner We're coming up on September, the month of the year where playoff spots are clinched and award winners take a stan...

Bryce Ejected After First Career Multi-Home Run Game

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 10.29.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — Bryce Harper's first two-homer game ended with his latest tantrum. The quick-tempered rookie was ejected for spiking his helmet in the ...

Bryce Harper Gets Angry

Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

Bryce Harper's second-half struggles continued on Monday night against Atlanta with only one hit in five trips to the plate, the last of which left hi...

Will Middlebrooks Is a MiddleBeast

Evan Bleier | Posted 09.16.2012 | Sports
Evan Bleier

Since storming into the Red Sox lineup in early May, Will Middlebrooks has cemented himself as one of the top young players in Boston, if not Major League Baseball.

National League Romps In All-Star Game

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera turned the All-Star game into a Giant blowout. Flashing their bright orange spikes and boom...

The New Stars of Baseball

Andrew Wild | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Andrew Wild

It's an exciting time in baseball. As we're looking at a new playing field in the MLB, let's look at the players who will emerge as its new stars.

Jennifer Bendery

Harry Reid: 'That's A Clown Question, Bro'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) responded to a reporter's question on Tuesday with a comment that nobody was expecting: "That...

WATCH: Bryce Harper 'Clowns' Reporter

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Sports

Wait a minute. Bryce Harper is only 19? He is not even old enough to buy a beer in these United States? Who knew? Okay, presumably most baseball f...

Should We Believe The Bryce Harper Hype?

Grantland | Posted 06.13.2012 | Sports

Few sports phenoms have lived up to expectations like Bryce Harper has, and that bodes well for his career and for the Nationals ...

So This Is What Being a Baseball Fan Feels Like... Thanks, Washington Nationals

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Never until this season have I actually followed a team as closely as I have this Nats team -- hanging on every win or loss, every injury, every lineup change, every single pitch. It's that feeling that is so unique.

The 30 Worst Hairstyles in Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports

Most athletes, past and present, manage to craft a semi-professional look that doesn't embarrass themselves or the organization for which they play. S...

Strasburg's Big Surprise: His 1st Major League Home Run

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg took a swing and looked in amazement as the baseball carried over the left-field wall. If Strasburg's first major lea...

PHOTOS: Nationals Beat Orioles

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Wei-Yin Chen wasn't fooling anyone with his breaking ball, least of all Stephen Strasburg. Chen gave up a home run to Washington's star...