Long balls ruin Patrick Corbin’s day as Nationals fall flat vs. Astros

Houston slugged three home runs against Patrick Corbin to take the series with an 8-0 victory.

By Andrew GoldenMay 15, 2022

Nationals ride Yadiel Hernandez’s bat, grin and bear his glove in win over Astros

Hernandez entered spring training vying for a spot on the bench. He has since become a surprising spark in the lineup.

By Andrew GoldenMay 14, 2022

The ‘absolute rush’ and unending pressure of being a third base coach

Gary DiSarcina was hired by Washington after serving in the same role for the Mets and Angels.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 14, 2022

Nationals reunite with Astros, who promptly pounce on Josiah Gray

In a rematch of the 2019 World Series, it's clear the teams have headed in separate directions since.

By Andrew GoldenMay 13, 2022

Joan Adon’s control problems continue in Nationals’ loss to Mets

The Nationals' rookie right-hander has another short start, marked by an inability to throw strikes.

By Andrew GoldenMay 12, 2022

Juan Soto is seeing fewer strikes, but he’s chasing more pitches

Pitchers haven’t given Juan Soto as many strikes to swing at, and his numbers haven't been as strong as expected this season.

By Andrew GoldenMay 12, 2022

Nationals power through their early mistakes in win over Mets

Big swings from Juan Soto and Nelson Cruz steer Washington to an 8-3 win over New York.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 12, 2022

The Nationals’ defense, dogged by ‘lazy’ mistakes, is struggling

“Some of these errors that we’re making are just, brutally honest, kind of lazy mistakes, not moving their feet. It’s basically, they’re throwing errors,” Manager Dave Martinez said Tuesday. “So we got to continue to talk to them, we got to continue to move our feet and finish the play."

By Andrew GoldenMay 11, 2022

Patrick Corbin is solid, but Nationals don’t support him against Mets

The left-hander threw five scoreless innings before the bullpen blew a lead and the Nats' bats went quiet.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 10, 2022

Anthony Rendon breaks through in the ninth to beat his former Nationals

Anthony Rendon’s walk-off single scored Shohei Ohtani from second in the bottom of the ninth, and the Nationals dropped the game, 5-4, at Angels Stadium.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 8, 2022

Nationals achieve elevated status with power surge in victory over Angels

Hitting coach Darnell Coles's prescient pregame prediction comes to fruition as Washington bashes three home runs in 7-3 win in Anaheim.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 8, 2022

Anthony Rendon, a World Series champ with the Nats, now feels a duty to teach

At 31, Anthony Rendon is one of the older guys in the Angels' clubhouse. And he feels he has lessons to impart.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 7, 2022

Joan Adon is tested and takes a small step forward, but Nats still fall

The Nationals' starter executes during a crucial moment in the fifth inning, but Washington's offense can't follow suit in 3-0 loss to Angels.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 7, 2022

Patrick Corbin may have a new regular catcher in Riley Adams

Adams has caught three of Corbin's better starts this season, including an eight-inning complete game Wednesday.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 6, 2022

Nationals fail at the little things, and their problems only get bigger

One play didn't cost Washington in the series finale loss to the Rockies, but a series of small miscues wound up looming large.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 5, 2022

Patrick Corbin is efficient and effective — Nats’ defense is anything but

The Nationals left-hander turns in a second straight solid start, but three errors behind him pave the way to a 5-2 loss.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 5, 2022

Why Nationals prospect Josh Palacios is dancing in Rochester

Palacios is all Brooklyn, all the time. Embracing that without reservation is important to him.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 4, 2022

Josh Bell keeps rising as the Nationals cruise past the Rockies, 10-2

Bell's early-season surge continued as Washington beat up on Colorado on the road.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 4, 2022

In latest bullpen moves, Nationals prioritize multi-inning arms

Josh Rogers and Erasmo Ramírez are part of a necessary shift in bullpen construction.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 3, 2022

Nats pitchers are warming to PitchCom, baseball’s new on-field device

Hiccups aside, the Nationals have learned to stop worrying and love PitchCom.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 2, 2022