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Major League Baseball Copes With Climate Change

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The 12 months between June 2011 and this June were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1895. And July turned out to be the hottest month on record. What does this trend mean for the national pastime?

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Len Berman | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Red Sox icon Johnny Pesky dies at the age of 92. The Yankees show their respect with a moment of silence before last night's game at the stadium.

Nats Enjoy Their Highest-Scoring Game Of Year

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Kurt Suzuki drove in four runs, Danny Espinosa and Roger Bernadina each knocked in three and the Washington Nationals routed the...

WATCH: Nats Players Read '50 Shades Of Grey'

Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

The video above shows members of the Washington Nationals reading passages of the steamy, ubiquitous S&M-themed book "50 Shades of Grey." Out loud. Wh...

Strasburg Helps Nats Sweep Mets With 11 Ks

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 in seven dominant innings, Michael Morse and Danny Espinosa hit consecutive homers and the Washington Nat...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.15.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Show of hands: Who had the Washington Nationals with the best record in the National League on July 16?

Managing Stephen Strasburg's Second Half

FanGraphs | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports

The Washington Nationals entered the 2012 season with a plan to limit Stephen Strasburg‘s activity. Since the flamethrowing ace recently underwent T...

Ozzie Calls Out At 'Unprofessional' Bryce Harper

Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports

Ozzie Guillen found himself in familiar territory during and after Sunday's Marlins-Nationals game: The fiery manager of the Miami Marlins was in the ...

The Last Inning

Lanny Davis | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports
Lanny Davis

There was magic on a baseball field late on Sunday afternoon, May 20, 2012, in Potomac, Md.

MLB Suspends Rays Reliever

AP | Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for having pine tar on his glove...

Washington Nationals Have the 'Worst Fans in Baseball'? Please

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports
Brian Frederick

It's one thing to rip baseball fans in general for some of these behaviors, quite another to use only one fan base as a sample and then pen a national column ripping that fan base as the worst in baseball. Particularly when that fan base is your own.

Best Place To Heckle In D.C.: Nationals Park

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maybe you're in a dark club, upset with the jokes of a stand up. Or maybe you work for a man who wears bow-ties by choice and are upset ...

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 ...

Bobby V Rips Umpires After Loss

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Sports

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine didn't shy away from expressing his anger toward home plate umpire Alan Porter during the ninth inning of Boston's gam...

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.

Bryce Gets First Career Walk-Off Hit

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Rookie Bryce Harper hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 12th inning to give the Washington Nationals a 7-6 victory over ...

WATCH: Nats Phenom Crushes First Big League Home Run

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper hit his first big league home run, helping lead the Washington Nationals to an 8-5 victory over the San Diego Padres o...

Votto's Walk-Off Grand Slam Lifts Reds

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 05.14.2012 | Sports

CINCINNATI -- Joey Votto gave the Washington Nationals one more heartache in a week already full of them. Votto hit a grand slam in the ninth inning ...

MLB Phenom Injures Self With Own Bat

AP | Posted 05.12.2012 | Sports

CINCINNATI -- Washington rookie Bryce Harper will miss a couple of days after he took an angry swing and his own bat accidentally hit him near the eye...

Early MLB Surprises & Busts

Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

The Baltimore Orioles began the week with the best record in the majors, with Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals close behind. Albert Pujols wa...

Nats GM Lashes Out At Cole Hamels For Intentional Plunking

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

Shortly after his dominant win over Washington in Nationals Park, Phillies star Cole Hamels admitted to intentionally plunking 19-year-old phenom Bryc...

Cole Hamels Suspended For Intentional Plunking

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Cole Hamels earned a five-game suspension for the way he welcomed Bryce Harper to the big leagues. The 2008 World Series MVP was...

Nats Star Out With Broken Wrist

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth broke his left wrist Sunday night trying to make a sliding catch against the Philadelphi...

Pitcher On Plunking Phenom: 'I Was Trying To Hit Him'

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Cole Hamels admits it: He plunked rookie phenom Bryce Harper on purpose. "I was trying to hit him," the Philadelphia lefty said. "I'm n...