Barry Svrluga

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A brutal two-week stretch has changed Baltimore from a playoff contender to an outsider -- with changes afoot in the offseason.

  • Sep 3, 2015

The Nationals manager twice allowed his bullpen to cough up leads, each time leaving closer Jonathan Papelbon on the bench, as Washington’s playoff hopes dwindled with two losses to the Cardinals.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Baseball’s final month arrives with much to be determined. A primer on who and what to watch.

  • Sep 1, 2015

In the summer of 2013, the right-hander belonged to Baltimore and was coveted by Washington. Yet he went to the Cubs -- and his a huge part of their playoff push.

  • Aug 31, 2015

Behind the marquee group of upcoming free agents -- David Price, Johnny Cueto and Jason Heyward -- is a collection of players who have posted some of their best numbers just as it’s time to get paid.

  • Aug 28, 2015

The 2015 postseason might welcome four youth-laden teams that have far exceeded Spring Training expectations.

  • Aug 26, 2015

The Nats slugger fouled a ball off his leg Tuesday to keep a key at-bat alive. Or did he?

  • Aug 26, 2015

Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw suggested that approach following a sweep in Houston. The race with the Giants is on.

  • Aug 25, 2015

New York’s captain and star third baseman will come back from his back injury, though there’s no way to say how he’ll contribute.

  • Aug 24, 2015

Storen’s agent: “We continue to have ongoing communication regarding his role and his future with the organization.“

  • Jul 31, 2015
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Barry Svrluga came to The Washington Post in 2003 after working at newspapers in upstate New York (tiny); Portland, Maine (less tiny); and Raleigh, N.C. (not at all tiny), covering everything from Nascar to high school lacrosse to the Final Four. At the Post, he has covered college basketball and football (mostly Maryland), the Washington Nationals (2004-08) and the Olympics (Athens, Turin, Beijing, Vancouver with London to come). He currently covers the Washington Redskins and golf and spends time reminding people the ’05 Nats were in first place at the All-Star break. Really. They were.
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