7/3/2015 | Robinson gets curtain-call moment with homer
Since Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the disabled list, Clint Robinson has been given the opportunity to play often at first base for the Nationals, and he has been productive. Robinson had a big game in the Nationals' 2-1 victory over the Giants on Friday night at Nationals Park.
7/3/2015 | Gio unfazed by long layoff in beating Giants
With 10 days between starts, Gio Gonzalez's seven innings of one-run ball against San Francisco in Washington's 2-1 win Friday night is all the more impressive.
7/3/2015 | Strasburg faces test in containing Giants
Since Stephen Strasburg returned from a left neck muscle strain, he has gone 2-0 with two earned runs allowed, 15 strikeouts and two walks over 12 innings. His next test comes Saturday against a San Francisco offense that leads the National League in team batting average and is in the top five in runs scored.
7/3/2015 | Werth recalls special moment with artist sister
Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth made it known Friday that he was proud of his sister, Hillary Werth, a professional artist. Take what happened June 6 at the Dream Gala, which was hosted by the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation. Hillary Werth's artwork, Maxbat American Flag, was auctioned for $26,000.
7/3/2015 | Werth feels close to beginning rehab games
Jayson Werth's left wrist is getting stronger, he says. While he has not swung the bat, the Nationals left fielder has been swinging a broomstick without any problems. Werth is hoping to get back on the field by August.
7/2/2015 | Close, non-reviewable call ends it in Atlanta
The Nationals stayed on the field longer than most losing teams Thursday night, after the Braves' 2-1 walk-off victory in the series finale at Turner Field, but only because of a close call on Cameron Maybin's game-winning hit down the third-base line.
7/2/2015 | Braves sink Scherzer with walk-off in ninth
It took a fortunate hop, but the Braves found a way to conquer Max Scherzer, courtesy of a one-out, walk-off single that Cameron Maybin bounced over the third-base bag to conclude Thursday night's 2-1 win over the Nationals at Turner Field.
7/2/2015 | Desmond sits out, makes mechanical changes
After a second straight 0-for-4 night on Wednesday, Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond got the day off Thursday to work on mechanical adjustments at the plate.
7/2/2015 | Peavy comes off DL to face Gio, Nats in DC
Two of the top National League teams are set to slug it out in a three-game series this weekend in Washington as the Nationals host the Giants over the Fourth of July.
7/2/2015 | Scherzer named NL Pitcher of the Month
After a slow start to begin June, Nationals ace Max Scherzer became virtually unhittable, finishing with a 3-2 record and a 2.33 ERA on the month, and it earned him the National League Pitcher of the Month Award. It marked the second straight month he won the award.
7/2/2015 | Nats sign int'l free agent Soto for $1.5 million
The Nationals have agreed to a $1.5 million signing bonus with teenage outfielder Juan Soto of the Dominican Republic.
7/2/2015 | Homers hurt as Fister derailed by 1 big inning
Nationals right-hander Doug Fister cruised through his first three innings against the Braves on Wednesday night, retiring nine of the first 10 batters he faced. Unfortuantely for Fister, the fourth inning came along, and with it came a barrage of Atlanta runs.
7/2/2015 | Banuelos to contend with Scherzer in MLB debut
For the rubber game of the three-game series between the Braves and Nationals on Thursday night, Washington will trot out Major League Baseball's best pitcher, Max Scherzer, while rookie Manny Banuelos will make his MLB debut for Atlanta.
7/2/2015 | Wisler, homers help Braves solve Nationals
Matt Wisler validated his status as a highly regarded pitching prospect and recorded his first career hit and RBI during a four-run fourth inning that propelled the Braves to Wednesday night's 4-1 win over the Nationals at Turner Field.
7/1/2015 | Giolito tosses 7 no-hit innings for Potomac
The Class A Advanced Potomac Nationals nearly recorded their first combined no-hitter since 1995 on Wednesday, with No. 1 prospect Lucas Giolito providing the heavy lifting in a 4-0 win.
7/1/2015 | Turner launches his first Triple-A dinger
Trea Turner hit his first Triple-A home run on Wednesday, a third-inning shot during Syracuse's 10-1 win over Louisville that broke up an 0-for-18 start to his tenure.