4/28/2016 | Nats' bats look for spark on 10-game road trip
The Nationals made minor changes to the lineup ahead of Thursday's finale against the Phillies, sitting third baseman Anthony Rendon and outfielder Michael Taylor for Stephen Drew and Matt den Dekker.
4/28/2016 | Strasburg toes rubber vs. Cards in opener
The Nationals will be opening a 10-game road trip, while the Cardinals a 10-game homestand when the two perennial contenders meet at Busch Stadium on Friday.
4/28/2016 | Phillips considers Baker a father figure
Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips said he considers Nationals manager Dusty Baker a father figure and called him the best manager he ever played for.
4/28/2016 | Rupp's clutch 2B carries Phils to sweep of Nats
The Nationals and Phillies found themselves in a pitchers' duel on Thursday afternoon, but thanks to some clutch ninth-inning hitting, the Phillies completed their three-game sweep, winning 3-0 at Nationals Park.
4/28/2016 | Four years in, Harper eyes first Gold Glove
Bryce Harper has won just about everything, but what he really wants is a Gold Glove.
4/28/2016 | Pipeline preview: Tribe's Bradley back at it, elite arms in action
The Indians' Bobby Bradley has been on a hot-streak at the plate, and he looks to continue that Thursday. Top pitchers Julio Urias, Lucas Giolito and Kyle Freeland also will be in action.
4/28/2016 | Nationals not ready to shake up lineup
The Nationals were handed their first shutout loss of the season and managed just two hits, one of which was a bunt single, off right-hander Jeremy Hellickson and two Phillies relievers during Wednesday night's 3-0 loss at Nationals Park.
4/27/2016 | Hear me Roar-k: Tanner eyes encore vs. Phillies
Does Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark have an encore in him? Roark starts at 4:05 p.m. ET Thursday in the series finale against the Phillies at Nationals Park.
4/27/2016 | Hellickson, Phils combine for 2-hitter vs. Nats
What a difference nearly two weeks makes for Jeremy Hellickson.
4/27/2016 | Revere could begin rehab Thursday
Nationals outfielder Ben Revere will begin a rehab assignment on Thursday with Triple-A Syracuse, a baseball source said. They will play a four-game series against Pawtucket. The Nationals did not confirm that Revere was going to Syracuse.
4/27/2016 | Nats place Belisle on DL, recall Solis from Minors
The Nationals made a pair of roster moves Wednesday, placing right-hander Matt Belisle on the 15-day disabled list and recalling lefty Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/27/2016 | Glasnow among top prospect performers Tuesday
After he struggled in his last start for Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates No. 1 prospect Tyler Glasnow returned to form Tuesday to fire six scoreless innings in a win against Durham.
4/27/2016 | Max seeking quick fix to early season 'funk'
Max Scherzer was the Nationals' most reliable pitcher last season when he posted a 2.79 ERA and tossed a pair of no-hitters.
4/26/2016 | Belisle leaves game vs. Phils with right calf injury
Nationals pitcher Matt Belisle left in the eighth inning of Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Phillies with an apparent injury.
4/26/2016 | Gio brings 1.42 ERA into middle game vs. Phillies
The second of three games between the Phillies and Nationals features two pitchers heading in different directions.
4/26/2016 | Blanco, Franco propel Phillies past Nationals
The Nationals' bullpen had been virtually unhittable entering Tuesday, but it proved it could be scored upon as the Phillies claimed a 4-3 win at Nationals Park on Tuesday night. It's Philadelphia's second straight victory over Washington.
4/26/2016 | Harper, Scherzer receive 2015 Esurance MLB Awards
A thunderstorm warning in Washington on Tuesday night did not dampen the mood at Nationals Park, where Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer received their 2015 Esurance MLB Awards.
4/26/2016 | Nats' pitchers developing fun rivalry -- at the plate
With the game tied in the 10th inning Sunday and the Nationals out of position players, pitcher Joe Ross was sent up to pinch-hit.
4/26/2016 | Revere takes BP, runs without pain
Nationals outfielder Ben Revere, who is on the disabled list because of a strained right oblique, took batting practice for the first time Tuesday.
4/26/2016 | Ramos on bereavement list; Nats recall Severino
The Nationals placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the bereavement list on Tuesday and recalled catcher Pedro Severino from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/25/2016 | Baker, Lopes reflect on influence of Gilliam
Jim Gilliam was known as "Devil" because of his antics in the pool hall. But to Nationals manager Dusty Baker and first-base coach Davey Lopes, Gilliam was a mentor and second father to them -- as he was to many other players who crossed his path.
4/25/2016 | Inbox: Biggest surprise so far for Nats?
From whom have the Nats received some unlikely contributions in April? Is there a backup plan in case Jonathan Papelbon struggles or is unavailable? Bill Ladson addresses those topics and more in the Inbox.
4/25/2016 | Nats reap rewards as Harper, Stras reach potential
Ever since Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper were selected No. 1 overall in the 2009 and '10 Drafts, respectively, they were labeled as the future faces of the Nationals franchise. They are both playing to their full potential now, and they are two major reasons the Nats have the best record in the Major Leagues at 14-4.
4/24/2016 | Nats' 16-inning win an emotional 'roller-coaster'
The longest regular-season game in Nationals history needed 38 total players, 516 pitches, 16 innings, 5 hours and 56 minutes. It took a pinch-hit home run from the reigning National League MVP in the ninth, a drag bunt by a relief pitcher to drive in the go-ahead run in the 15th and the first career walk-off homer from the last man off the bench to lead the Nationals to a 6-5 victory over the Twins in a wild Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park.
4/24/2016 | Bullpen of the Week: Reliable Nats show depth
Sunday's walk-off win was just one of many impressive relief performances by the Nats' bullpen this week. The unit played a crucial role in Washington winning five of seven games, earning "MLB Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford" honors.
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