6:40 PM EDT, Wed June 28, 2017
Federal Baseball 3 hours ago
Washington Nationals’ lineup for third of four with the Chicago Cubs + Dusty Baker talks team speed...

Washington Nationals’ lineup for third of four with the Chicago Cubs + Dusty Baker talks team speed...

Washington evened things up with the Chicago Cubs with last night’s win in Nationals Park, now the Nats throw Stephen Strasburg at the defending World Series champs. Washington took the second game of four with the Chicago Cubs, 6-1, but Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker was sure to note that his hitters could have made more of a few situations throughout the game. “Speed, I love speed, and when you have it then you have to use it.” - Dusty Baker on the Nationals’ team speed Nationals’ hitters went 5 for 15 with runners in scoring position and nine runners left on base in the win....
CSN Washington 5 hours ago

Cubs catcher Miguel Montero to be designated for assignment after angry comments about Nats game

The Washington Nationals were stealing bases all night long against the Chicago Cubs, recording a total of seven swiped bags in a 6-1 victory on
Larry Brown Sports 16 mins ago

Miguel Montero released by Cubs after Jake Arrieta comments

The Cubs parted ways with Miguel Montero one day after his critical comments about Jake Arrieta. During Tuesday’s game between the Cubs and Nationals, Washington tied a franchise (including the Expos) record with seven stolen bases. Trea Turner had four, Michael...
Federal Baseball 9 hours ago

Show Nationals’ Anthony Rendon more All-Star love before the voting ends...

Anthony Rendon is not going to win the voting at third base for the NL’s starting lineup in the 2017 All-Star Game, but Dusty Baker isn’t the only one who thinks the third baseman deserves consideration for the All-Star roster... WASHINGTON, D.C.: Dusty...
Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

Cubs strike right tone in muting Miguel Montero for good

Stopping by the Cubs television booth Tuesday night at Nationals Park in Washington, Sen. Dick Durbin related how his staff helped Venezuelan catcher Miguel Montero gain United States citizenship. Montero called Durbin's office after hearing how the Illinois senator had paved the bureaucratic road...
16 hours ago
Video: 6/27 MLBN Showcase: Cubs vs Nationals

Watch: 6/27 MLBN Showcase: Cubs vs Nationals

The MLB Network Showcase was back in Washington, D.C. with Bob Costas and John Smoltz, as Jake Arrieta and the Cubs squared off with Max Scherzer and the Nationals. With aces on the mound for both squads, could the home team level the series in this battl
MLB 1 hour ago
Epstein's swift response to Montero on point

Epstein's swift response to Montero on point

That didn't take long, did it? Reading comments from Miguel Montero after the Nationals' seven-stolen-base track meet on Tuesday night, it was clear there would be blowback from the Cubs. But to eat a little more than $7 million and designate a 12-year veteran for assignment in favor of a second-year catcher, making an already incredibly young team even less experienced? That's hardcore.
Federal Baseball 1 hour ago

Washington Nationals reportedly sign 2017 2nd Round pick Wil Crowe...

Multiple reports this afternoon say that the Washington Nationals have signed 2017 2nd Round pick Wil Crowe, the highest pick to sign so far... As of June 20th, the Washington Nationals had already signed 25 of their 40 picks from their 2017 MLB Draft class, though the highest pick on the list they...
Outside Pitch 22 hours ago

Stolen Base Machine Trea Turner ranks second in Washington Nationals history

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner has one very dangerous weapon he routinely shows off. Whether he’s hitting or not, Turner has speed that kills. He has not shown any signs of slowing down either. In fact, his gas tank looks full. In Tuesday’s game against the Chicago Cubs, he put the wheels...
CSN Washington 11 hours ago
Trey Turner ties franchise record of stolen bases in single game with Nats 6-1 win over Cubs

Trey Turner ties franchise record of stolen bases in single game with Nats 6-1 win over Cubs

WASHINGTON -- Neither of the past two NL Cy Young Award winners had his best stuff, though Max Scherzer handled things much better than Jake
Federal Baseball 12 hours ago

Wire Taps: Trea Turner on pace to be greatest base-stealer in Nationals history; Must-watch Max Scherzer; K-Rod is only small solution...

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the third of four with the Cubs in D.C. Wow. Only six strikeouts, Max? Do better. The offense, you can stay. Here’s the scoop from South Capitol Street. Trea Turner is already in uncharted territory in terms of stolen basesTrea Turner has only...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 9 hours ago

Nationals 6, Cubs 1: Running wild

The Cubs could not stop the Nats’ running game. And after the game, there were complaints. With Max Scherzer dominating teams this year, winning Tuesday’s game was going to be a difficult task. So the Cubs losing this game 6-1 to the Nationals shouldn’t have come as a huge surprise to anyone. It...
MLB Trade Rumors 30 mins ago
Koda Glover Dealing With Inflammation, Two Strains In Shoulder

Koda Glover Dealing With Inflammation, Two Strains In Shoulder

Nationals closer Koda Glover has been on the disabled list for nearly three weeks due to back issues, but via Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com, he also revealed today that he’s dealing with “severe” inflammation in his rotator cuff as well as two separate strains in his right shoulder. [Related: Washington Nationals depth chart] Glover told…
KFFL 6 hours ago

Nationals | Koda Glover not throwing yet

Washington Nationals RHP Koda Glover (back) has yet to resume throwing since landing on the ...
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune 8 hours ago
#Back2BackOneDay? Bryce Harper hints at playing with Kris Bryant

#Back2BackOneDay? Bryce Harper hints at playing with Kris Bryant

Imagine for a moment Kris Bryant at the plate for the Cubs and Bryce Harper in the on-deck circle. Two of baseball’s best young sluggers together in the same lineup? It appears Harper, the four-time All-Star and 2015 National League most valuable player, wouldn’t mind having reigning NL MVP and...
Larry Brown Sports 7 hours ago

Bryce Harper hints he wants to play with Kris Bryant, sign with Cubs?

Bryce Harper has heard the rumblings that he wants to sign with the Chicago Cubs when he becomes a free agent following the 2018 season, and he has downplayed them anytime the subject comes up. However, he did nothing to cool the speculation with a social media post on Tuesday. With the Cubs visiting the...Read More
District On Deck 10 hours ago
Washington Nationals: Enny Romero emerges as bullpen force

Washington Nationals: Enny Romero emerges as bullpen force

As the Washington Nationals deal with fixing a struggling bullpen for the playoffs, Enny Romero emerges as a huge piece of the puzzle. Lost in the constant chatter of how bad the Washington Nationals bullpen is the emergence of Enny Romero as a strong force. In June, the hard-throwing Romero has not allowed an earned […] Washington Nationals: Enny Romero emerges as bullpen force - District on Deck - District on Deck - A Washington Nationals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MASN Sports 9 hours ago
Treinen hoping to build off of positive recent results - Byron Kerr

Treinen hoping to build off of positive recent results - Byron Kerr

Blake Treinen looking to build on recent success in whatever bullpen role fits him best

More Nationals Rumors & News

CBS DC 41 mins ago
Cubs Owner Tells President Trump Nationals Will ‘Crumble’ In Playoffs

Cubs Owner Tells President Trump Nationals Will ‘Crumble’ In Playoffs

The 2016 World Series champion Cubs had an eventful visit to the White House while in D.C. to play the Nationals.
CBS DC 6 hours ago
Mike Rizzo on Anonymous Nats Quotes on Bullpen: ‘Put your name on it or shut up’

Mike Rizzo on Anonymous Nats Quotes on Bullpen: ‘Put your name on it or shut up’

Mike Rizzo renews his frustration with anonymous quotes, this time in defense of Nationals bullpen.

Luke Erickson: A look at the Potomac Nationals at the half

While Bill Parcells is wildly overrated as a coach, his maxim of "You are what your record says you are," is spot-on, and applies to the Potomac Nationals this year. The P-Nats almost finished .500 in the first half, falling...
MASN Sports 18 hours ago

Even without "A" stuff, Scherzer still delivers impressive 6-1 win - Byron Kerr

Even without his "A" stuff, Max Scherzer still delivers impressive 6-1 win
CBS DC 19 hours ago
Nats Speedster Trea Turner Already in Uncharted Territory

Nats Speedster Trea Turner Already in Uncharted Territory

In a little more than one season's time, Trea Turner is already settting multi-season records for the Nationals.
CBS DC 22 hours ago
Nationals Get Creative in Search for Bullpen Help

Nationals Get Creative in Search for Bullpen Help

The Nationals are near the bottom of the league in bullpen stats. Francisco Rodriguez was the worst reliever in MLB's worst bullpen.
MASN Sports 22 hours ago

Scherzer and Arrieta allow early runs (game tied 1-1) - Byron Kerr

Nationals starter Max Scherzer hit Anthony Rizzo with a pitch to begin the first inning. Following a called third strike to Tommy La Stella and a flyout by Ian Happ, Kris Bryant blasted a triple off the right-center field wall...
MASN Sports Jun 27, 2017

Middle of Nats order connecting in critical RISP moments - Byron Kerr

Through 76 games, the Nationals have four players on track to reach 100 RBIs this season: Ryan Zimmerman (59), Bryce Harper (56), Daniel Murphy (54) and Anthony Rendon (47). The Nationals also have an opportunity to have five players be...

Nationals Player News

  • 9 Max Scherzer

    Max Scherzer

    Wire Taps: Trea Turner on pace to be greatest base-stealer in Nationals history; Must-watch Max Scherzer; K-Rod is only small solution...

  • 5 Trea Turner

    Trea Turner

    Trea Turner, Nats Stole So Many Bases, Cubs Catcher Miguel Montero Is Now Jobless

  • 4 Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper hints he wants to play with Kris Bryant, sign with Cubs?

  • 1 Anthony Rendon

    Anthony Rendon

    Show Nationals’ Anthony Rendon more All-Star love before the voting ends...

  • 1 Blake Treinen

    Blake Treinen

    Treinen hoping to build off of positive recent results - Byron Kerr

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