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Danny Espinosa is starting at second base again against a right-handed pitcher.
No closer has saved more runs based on the bases occupied and out situations faced than the Nationals closer has.
You won’t recognize the former National.
With Lobaton behind the plate this season, Fister is 7-0 with a 1.82 ERA in eight starts.
The Big Hurt tears up early and often as he reflects upon his life and baseball career.
A surprising discovery leads to a nice moment in the New York Boston rivalry.
As Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline approaches, Barry Svrluga looks at the needs and potential solutions for all 17 postseason contenders.
The veteran becomes the 46th reliever to reach that career milestone.
Starter notches his 10th win of the season and Rafael Soriano picks up his 200th career save in 4-2 win.
Over the past seven weeks, the Nationals lead the majors in fielding percentage.
Doug Fister vs. Mat Latos.
Danny Espinosa is starting at second base with Doug Fister on the mound.
Reds all-star right-hander Johnny Cueto pitches seven scoreless innings, while Bryce Harper makes two outs on the bases in the Nationals’ 1-0 loss.
Mike Rizzo said the Nationals would check on Zimmerman when the team returns from the current roadtrip.
In his first 100 games as Nationals manager, Matt Williams has produced more successes than failures.
The outfielder used different variations of stances in his at-bats on Friday, trying to find the right feel.
The Nationals leadoff hitter is hitting .387 in July and standing taller in the batter’s box.
Gio Gonzalez vs. Johnny Cueto.
Kevin Frandsen starts at second base against right-hander Johnny Cueto.
HVaC scoring system lets you know who to start this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues.
Nationals starter Tanner Roark has another stellar outing to lead Washington against Cincinnati.
Matt Williams stopped short of calling it a platoon but is mixing and matching at second base with Ryan Zimmerman out.
Tanner Roark vs. Alfredo Simon.
Bill might visit his boyhood home during the weekend series in the Queen City.
Zach Walters is making his major league debut at second base against a right-hander.
Ash, maple or birch — Nationals have their preferences, but science suggests there is no difference.
He’s the second MLB player to use this method to quiet his hecklers.
There will also be apple pie, Chuck Norris clips and cash-filled hot dogs.
With more than 1,100 major league games under his belt, how does Ryan Zimmerman prepare for 162 games in 182 days?
Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.
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