The Early Lead: Nationals

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Zack Greinke to return tonight against Nationals

Dodgers' high-priced right-hander is about a month ahead of schedule in his recovery from a broken collarbone.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:58 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Washington Nationals, Zack Greinke

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Bryce Harper collision: Baseball's concussion rules in focus

Nationals, agent say outfielder has no concussion; MLB set concussion protocol two years ago.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Bryce Harper, MLB, Washington Nationals

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 10/31/2012

MLB looks to protect pitchers from line drives, prompting a debate

After Brandon McCarthy, Doug Fister and Bartolo Colon were struck by line drives, the debate begins anew about protecting pitchers.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB, Washington Nationals

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Kohl’s apologizes for displaying Nationals NL East champion shirts prematurely

A Gaithersburg department store did not mean to jinx the Nats when it rolled out division title shirts.

By Matt Brooks  |  03:24 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, Washington Nationals

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Kohl’s is selling Nationals “NL East Division Champions” shirts

The Nationals still own a four-game lead in the NL East race with eight games to play, but no one is popping the champagne just yet -- except Kohl's, apparently.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:42 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, Nationals