Nationals own the sixth inning (again) and beat the Royals (again)

A day after the offense let loose for eight runs, the Nationals produce a four-run sixth and hold off Kansas City, 4-2.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 27, 2023

Luis García ties Nationals record with a six-hit game

The 23-year-old second baseman sparked the Nationals in Friday night’s 12-10 win at Kansas City.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 27, 2023

Nationals hold off the Royals in a 22-run slugfest

Luis García had a six-hit night — including two doubles in the sixth inning, a franchise first — as the Nationals held on for a 12-10 win.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 27, 2023

Nats, one out from a thrilling win, suffer a gutting loss to Padres

After rallying from a four-run deficit to take a late lead, the Nationals are stunned by Rougned Odor's three-run homer in the ninth of an 8-6 loss.

By Andrew GoldenMay 25, 2023

The outsized world of James Wood

James Wood, a 6-foot-6 outfielder, has all five tools — power, contact ability, speed, a strong arm and glove.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 25, 2023

Trevor Williams and one big inning help Nats keep Padres in check

The right-hander goes back to pitching out of the windup and holds down a lineup stacked with lefties in a 5-3 win.

By Andrew GoldenMay 24, 2023

Juan Soto, back where his dreams began, lights up Nationals Park

Soto reached four times in Tuesday's series opener, his latest return to Nationals Park.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 24, 2023

Back at Nationals Park, Juan Soto powers the Padres to a 7-4 victory

Soto went 3 for 4 with two singles and a solo homer as San Diego muscled its way past Washington.

By Andrew GoldenMay 23, 2023

Could Juan Soto be a National again? It’d be crazy not to consider it.

Juan Soto was brilliant in his first act in D.C. Could there be a second?

By Barry SvrlugaMay 23, 2023

Why MacKenzie Gore wears No. 1, a rarity for pitchers

Gore debuted the number when he debuted for the San Diego Padres in April 2022.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 22, 2023

Nats have plenty in reserve to claim a series win over the Tigers

Backups Riley Adams and Ildemaro Vargas provided much of the offense to lift Josiah Gray during a 6-4 victory.

By Andrew GoldenMay 21, 2023

Lane Thomas keeps revving the Nationals, who snap their four-game skid

The leadoff man went 3 for 4 with the go-ahead two-run double as the Nationals posted a 5-2 win over the Tigers.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 20, 2023

Rookie Jake Irvin struggles, and Nats’ late rally falls short vs. Tigers

The right-hander fails to make it out of the third inning. The Nationals' offense came alive late in an 8-6 loss at home.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 19, 2023

Nationals’ bats stay (mostly) quiet as Marlins complete series sweep

Offense finds clutch hits elusive in a 5-3 loss that reveals, again, jus how little margin for error the Nationals have.

By Andrew GoldenMay 18, 2023

Corey Dickerson’s welcome-back HR not enough for Nats in loss to Marlins

The outfielder homers in first at-bat since going on the IL in early April. His absence had left a power void in the Nationals' lineup.

By Andrew GoldenMay 17, 2023

Josiah Gray made changes in the offseason. So far, that’s helping.

“Each day is a journey, but I’m really embracing it this year,” Josiah Gray said.

By Andrew GoldenMay 17, 2023

Hunter Harvey can’t seal deal and the Marlins walk off the Nationals

Harvey was one strike away from closing out Miami on each of his final three hitters. The Marlins' Jorge Soler's two-run homer then ended the drama.

By Andrew GoldenMay 16, 2023

Jake Irvin is an outlier for the Nationals. Here’s why.

Before Irvin was promoted in early May, the Nationals spent a month of the season without a player they drafted.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 16, 2023

CJ Abrams and the difference between growing pains and bad baseball

The young shortstop's mental error against the Mets on Monday was inconsequential. What he learns from it is crucial.

By Barry SvrlugaMay 15, 2023

Joey Meneses leads launch party as Nationals split series with Mets

Washington's designated hitter has not been able to match his power from last year, but Monday brought signs he's beginning to find his stroke.

By Jesse DoughertyMay 15, 2023