Nationals dip into free agency to sign third baseman Jeimer Candelario

Candelario can provide some power and insurance behind Carter Kieboom.

By Andrew GoldenNovember 29, 2022

Billionaire Jeff Skoll joins Monumental Sports as minority investor

Skoll, 57, earned his fortune as eBay's first full-time hire and president.

By Ava WallaceNovember 29, 2022
NationalsAnalysis

The Nationals are adding personnel to better use data and technology

A good portion of the positions will help better organize and analyze new streams of data.

By Jesse DoughertyNovember 28, 2022

In youth academy role, Josiah Gray hopes to draw more Black kids to baseball

Josiah Gray follows Josh Bell as ambassador for the youth academy, which aims to grow the game of baseball in the D.C. community by eliminating barriers.

By Andrew GoldenNovember 24, 2022
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Nationals’ rotation is under construction as offseason heats up

The Nationals will need at least a few new arms this offseason, whether they come via free agency or trades.

By Jesse DoughertyNovember 21, 2022

Nationals non-tender Erick Fedde and Luke Voit

The Nationals non-tendered contracts to Erick Fedde and Luke Voit, allowing both to become free agents. Fedde was the team's 2014 first-round draft pick.

By Andrew GoldenNovember 18, 2022

Nationals rerack roster ahead of Rule 5 draft, agree with Ildemaro Vargas

The Nationals added six minor leaguers to their 40-man roster and made several other moves.

By Andrew GoldenNovember 15, 2022

Nationals release pitcher Seth Romero after his second DWI charge of 2022

Romero was a first-round draft pick in 2017.

By Jesse DoughertyNovember 14, 2022

Mike Rizzo provides a Stephen Strasburg progress report at GM meetings

Strasburg has continued with flexibility and strengthening programs, but the Nationals GM didn’t have any definitive, detailed updates on when Strasburg might pitch again.

By Andrew GoldenNovember 10, 2022
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‘For sale’ means hope for the Commanders, confusion for the Nationals

A Commanders sale would bring pure joy. The Nationals sale brings perplexing questions.

By Barry SvrlugaNovember 10, 2022

Uncertain ownership situation hangs over Nationals at GM meetings

Asked to explain if the ongoing sale process will affect spending this offseason, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo kept with the company line, saying, “we’ve been told them to do business as usual.”

By Jesse DoughertyNovember 9, 2022
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In Las Vegas, Nationals soft-launch their rebuild’s second offseason

In Vegas, Mike Rizzo and Co. will begin the second offseason of the club’s rebuild at the general managers’ meetings.

By Jesse DoughertyNovember 8, 2022

Nationals and reliever Sean Doolittle agree to minor league deal

Doolittle, who has spent parts of five seasons with the Nationals and was a key component of their World Series-winning team in 2019, is recovering from left elbow surgery.

By Jesse DoughertyNovember 6, 2022

Bryce Harper in the World Series has Nationals fans feeling all sorts of ways

Most Nationals fans can't bring themselves to cheer for the Phillies, but the possibility of Bryce Harper winning a title isn't as painful as it once was.

By Scott AllenOctober 27, 2022

As the Padres win now, CJ Abrams will try to help the Nationals win later

CJ Abrams debuted for the Nationals after he was acquired at the trade deadline, giving Washington a glimpse of its future.

By Andrew GoldenOctober 23, 2022

Nationals’ Victor Robles named a Gold Glove finalist

The 25-year-old earned the nod for the second time in his career after a season that included 12 defensive runs saved, the most for any NL center fielder.

By Andrew GoldenOctober 20, 2022
NationalsAnalysis

Three years after his best stretch as a manager, Dave Martinez hangs on

Martinez will return for a sixth season despite a third consecutive last-place finish.

By Jesse DoughertyOctober 16, 2022

Top Nationals prospect Robert Hassell III sidelined by hand surgery

Hassell, one of the highly touted prospects that the Washington Nationals acquired at the trade deadline, should be ready for spring training.

By Andrew GoldenOctober 13, 2022

Choose your fighter: The Nats fan’s rooting guide to the MLB playoffs

The Nationals didn't sniff the playoffs this season, but several former Washington standouts are chasing a World Series title with other teams.

By Scott AllenOctober 6, 2022
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‘A terrible year,’ Nationals GM Mike Rizzo says. Yeah.

Record-wise, the Nationals are finishing the worst season in club history.

By Jesse DoughertyOctober 5, 2022