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Nats Manager Benches Bryce

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first base and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the b...

GIF: Bryce Harper Didn't Get Off To A Great Start To The Season

Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper didn't get off to a very good start to the 2014 season. After recording a walk in his first at-bat, he took a s...

Play Ball! Play Ball! Instant Replay Makes Its Debut for Baseball's 2014 Season

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

As baseball season gets underway, fans, players, managers and umpires are faced with the specter of the game becoming both faster and slower thanks to the new instant replay rules that have been put in effect for the first time.

GIF: Mets Player Stuns Bryce Harper With Between-The-Legs Throw

Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy made an amazing between-the-legs throw to rob Bryce Harper of an infield single during a spring training ga...

Jon Ward

Jason Carter, Jimmy Carter's Grandson, Says He Is Not A 'National Democrat' | Jon Ward | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Jason Carter, a 38-year-old Democratic state senator from Georgia, is running for governor of the Peach State this year against incumbent Gov. Nathan ...

A Big Year for 'Big Bill'

John G. Taft | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
John G. Taft

In case you hadn't noticed, there was a resurgence of interest this past year in my great-grandfather, William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States and the only President also to serve as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tigers Send Pitcher To Nats

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — The busy Detroit Tigers traded right-hander Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for three players Monday night in a deal between ...

More Memorable MLB Playoff Comebacks

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — David Ortiz's grand slam in the eighth inning helped Boston to a remarkable comeback win Sunday night in the AL championsh...


AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Tanner Roark threw seven shutout innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 to sweep a day-night doubleheader Tue...

To Be on Injured Reserve...

David Cleary | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports
David Cleary

At all ages, no athlete wants to take him or herself off the field, and coaches don't want to force them. However, an already difficult situation becomes next to impossible when you add in the ever-compelling element of money.

Strike Three?

Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

Home plate umpire Jim Joyce called Washington's Wilson Ramos out on strikes on a pitch that nearly landed in the dirt. ...

What Is a Pitcher For?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

On August 25th of this year, Matt Harvey, the star pitcher for the New York Mets, suffered an injury that will require Tommy John surgery and cost him the rest of this season and most of the next one.

WATCH: Catcher Takes Monster Hit At The Plate

Posted 09.05.2013 | Sports

Brandon Douglas of the Double-A Erie Seawolves (Tigers affiliate) looked more like a linebacker when he collided with Harrisburg catcher Brian Jerolom...

WATCH: Nats Catcher Makes Bizarre Error

Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

Jimmy Rollins had teammate Chase Utley to thank for advancing to second base in the fourth inning of Philadelphia's win over Washington on Monday. Nat...

LOOK: MLB Player Signs Baby

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

Fans will ask athletes to sign just about anything sometimes. Someone at Nationals Park tweeted a photo of Washington shortstop Ian Desmond on Wed...

WATCH: Two Marlins, One Base

Posted 08.29.2013 | Sports

Both Logan Morrison and Donovan Solano of the Miami Marlins ran to third base after Morrison was caught in a rundown on his way to home plate on Wedne...

Cubs Fall 5-4 To Nats After Late Rally

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 08.23.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- It was the journeyman going against the phenom, and the Cubs' Donnie Murphy prevailed. Chicago ultimately didn't....

WATCH: 57 MPH Pitch Freezes Werth

Posted 08.22.2013 | Sports

After Jayson Werth clubbed a home run in the third inning of Washington's 11-6 win over Chicago, it might not be that surprising for Cubs reliever Car...

Nats Power Past Cubs

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Denard Span scored the go-ahead run on pinch-hitter Chad Tracy's grounder in the 13th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Ch...

WATCH: Nats Outfielder Saves Game With Diving Catch

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Denard Span made a diving catch in deep center field with two runners on base for the final out, and the Washington Nationals held ...

GIF: Nats Teammates Get In Each Other's Faces

Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports

Tensions in the Washington Nationals' dugout boiled over early in their game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Outfielder Jayson Wert...

WATCH: Harper Homers, Gets Hit And Clears Benches

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

Bryce Harper appeared to take a long appreciative look at the 437-foot homer he hit in the third inning on Tuesday night. The Atlanta Braves didn't ap...

Avila Hits A Grand Slam

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 09.30.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Alex Avila hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning off Stephen Strasburg and the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals...

The Philadelphia Phillies as Sellers? Sure Sounds Dumb

Eric Marmon | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports
Eric Marmon

As the season enters that delicate time between the All Star Break and the trade deadline, it is clear that the Phillies as sellers makes about as much sense as a sand-flavored ice cream sandwich.

Bryce Harper's Brother Steals Show

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Bryce Harper had his father, Ron, pitch to him during the 2013 Home Run Derby. While he was crushing baseballs, his brother Bryan was in attendance an...