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Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.17.2012 | Sports
Jeff Danziger

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Will Nats Fans End Up Stranded?

Posted 09.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the Nationals inching closer to the playoffs, baseball fans at Nationals Park could be left stranded without a ride home if weeknig...

SHUT DOWN

AP | Posted 11.08.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — All-Star ace Stephen Strasburg is done for the year after the Washington Nationals decided to end his season following a shaky star...

Nationals Top Cubs 9-2 In Fight-Filled Game

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Nationals manager Davey Johnson figures the Chicago Cubs were ticked off because Jayson Werth swung at a 3-0 pitch in the fifth inning. ...

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...

Cubs Allow 6 Homers In Loss To Nationals

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- It's been a long season for first-year Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum, and it's not over yet. Sveum's team yielded six Washington home...

Cubs Lose To Nationals 11-5

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Chris Rusin made an impressive major league debut for the Chicago Cubs on Aug. 21 when he allowed just one run over five innings i...

Nats Clinch 1st Winning Season In D.C.

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Ross Detwiler allowed four hits in seven shutout innings and Adam LaRoche homered Monday, giving the Washington Nationals their first wi...

Nats Have Shutdown Talk With Strasburg

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- A day after announcing that Stephen Strasburg will start only twice more this season, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson met wit...

Cardinals All-Star Leaves Game Early

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The St. Louis Cardinals lost their third straight game – and maybe their All-Star shortstop, too. Rafael Furcal might return home...

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 ...

How Did Werth Catch This One?

Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

Any youth baseball and softball coaches who saw this unorthodox catch by Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth likely had the same thought: Tha...

In Defense Of Shutting Down Strasburg

FanGraphs | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports

Stephen Strasburg is up to 145 1/3 innings, and the Washington Nationals are sticking to their guns: once Strasburg hits 180 innings or so, he’s don...

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...

Major League Baseball Copes With Climate Change

Elliott Negin | Posted 10.16.2012 | 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...

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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.