7:29 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
Washington Post 7 hours ago

Nationals continue their power surge with four more homers in win against Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The celebration formed into tradition at some point this summer, organic glee that grew into honed choreography. The Washington Nationals hitter who cranked a home run walks into the dugout through a maze of high-fives. One teammate removes his helmet and tosses it to another, like a basketball. A second teammate forms a circle with his arms, like a hoop. The helmet gets passed around the dugout until one player decides to dunk it through the arms. Four bases means two points. Read full article >>
Nats Insider | CSN Washington 8 hours ago

Instant Analysis: Nats 6, Dodgers 4

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Another day, another barrage of homers from the Nationals lineup. In Monday’s series opener against the Dodgers, the Nats added four more bombs to make it 14 total in their last four games. Seventeen of their last 20 runs overall have been on homers. The first one in their 6-4 win over L.A. was a solo…
MASN Sports 10 hours ago

Werth gets the Nationals going versus former team (Dodgers lead 2-1) - Byron Kerr

If every batter could work the pitcher and force them to throw the pitch he wants like Jayson Werth does, the Nationals would average 10 runs a game. Facing a very feisty Roberto Hernandez in the series opener against the...
Nationals Journal | Washington Post 11 hours ago

Nationals-Dodgers discussion thread: Game 135

Gio Gonzalez has already lost one pitcher’s duel against Roberto Hernandez this season. On Aug. 1 at Nationals Park, Hernandez held the Nationals to one unearned run in eight innings, despite several hard-hit balls by Nationals hitters. That would be the last...

Rafael Soriano gets the last out, but not without drama

  In the script, Rafael Soriano would have played the villain. The Los Angeles Dodgers, the home team, had scrapped back into the game in the ninth inning. Joc Pederson, the baby-faced, long-awaited rookie making his big league debut, stood at the plate as the go-ahead run. The crowd roared. The count ran full. The […]
Washington Post 29 mins ago

Nats Journal: Rafael Soriano gets the last out, but not without drama

In the script, Rafael Soriano would have played the villain. The Los Angeles Dodgers, the home team, had scrapped back into the game in the ninth inning. Joc Pederson, the baby-faced, long-awaited rookie making his big league debut, stood at the plate as the...

Adam LaRoche day-to-day with back stiffness after exiting

Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche exited the Nationals’ 6-4 victory Monday night in the seventh inning with stiffness in his lower back, an ailment that held him out of a game last week in Philadelphia and could sideline him during the Nationals’ final two games in Los Angeles. LaRoche said he considers himself “day to […]
Rotoworld 7 hours ago

LaRoche exits after aggravating back issue - Adam LaRoche (1B) Washington Nationals

Adam LaRoche left Monday's game against the Dodgers after aggravating his back injury.
KFFL 9 hours ago

Nationals | Adam LaRoche might sit

Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) has been dealing with lower back tightness the past ...
CSN Washington 5 hours ago

Span helps lift Nats past Dodgers (VIDEO)

Denard Span has a huge night at the plate as the Nationals beat the Dodgers 6-4.
Rotoworld 7 hours ago

Span hits two homers in win over Dodgers - Denard Span (OF) Washington Nationals

Denard Span homered twice and knocked in three runs in Monday's 6-4 win over the Dodgers.
CSN Washington 10 hours ago
Phillies call up top prospect for September

Phillies call up top prospect for September

Maikel Franco - ranked 17th by Baseball America among MLB prospects before this season - was called up to Philadelphia on Monday as part of their September call-ups.

Aaron Barrett could be a weapon for the Nationals in September

In Aaron Barrett, the Nationals summoned a September call-up who is not a typical September call-up. He did not come to the majors as a green rookie the Nationals want for emergencies, or to give him a taste of the majors. Barrett played a crucial role for the Nationals’ bullpen for much of the season, […]

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CSN Washington 14 hours ago

Nationals open big series in Los Angeles

Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals open a big, 3-game series in L.A. tonight. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

Astros fire Bo Porter, former Nats coach, as manager

On Monday, after less than two years at the helm, former Nats third base coach Bo Porter was fired by the Astros.
CSN Washington 15 hours ago

Nationals promote 6 players in September call-ups

Aaron Barrett, Blake Treinen and Tyler Moore are among six players promoted by the Nationals in their first round of September call-ups.
Washington Post 16 hours ago

Nats Journal: Nationals’ September call-ups will include Steven Souza, Tyler Moore

First baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore, right-hander Blake Treinen, outfielder Steven Souza Jr. and catcher Sandy Leon will be among the Nationals’ first September call-ups Monday night when they begin a three-game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles, according to a person familiar with the situation. Read full article >>

Nationals’ September call-ups will include Steven Souza, Tyler Moore

First baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore, right-hander Blake Treinen, outfielder Steven Souza Jr. and catcher Sandy Leon will be among the Nationals’ first September call-ups Monday night when they begin a three-game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles, according to a person familiar with the situation. All four Class AAA Syracuse players have played with the […]
CSN Washington 18 hours ago

State of the Nats: Nationals-Dodgers could be playoff preview

This week's Nats vs. Dodgers series is a matchup of the two best teams in the NL based on record and could be a postseason preview.

State of the Nats: Playoff preview?

Top storylines: Dodgers up next – Monday night is the start of a three-game series at the Los Angeles Dodgers, the final chance to see the Nationals face a team outside of the NL East until October. It is a matchup of the two best teams in the NL based on record and could be a…

Opposite dugout: Top two teams in NL meet as Dodgers welcome Nats

Opposite dugout: Dodgers welcome Nats to L.A. as top two teams in NL meet
CSN Washington 21 hours ago

Nats' numbers in August were off the charts

The Nationals just completed a 19-10 month, but that only begins to tell the story of their dominance in August.

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