6:15 PM EDT, Sat August 01, 2015

Game 102: Nats at Mets

Friday night’s game was a thriller, but the Nationals found themselves on the wrong end of it, as the Mets took the series opener 2-1 in 12 innings on a walk-off home run. Now rookie Joe Ross (3-4, 3.03) will get his shot at the New York Mets opposite of reigning NL Rookie of the…
Washington Post 2 hours ago

Nats Journal: Tonight’s Nationals-Mets lineups

As he seemingly has all season, rookie right-hander Joe Ross takes his turn for an important game Saturday night. This one comes against Jacob deGrom and the charging Mets, who took a 2-1 win in 12 innings Friday night to close the Nationals’ lead in the National League East to two games.Read full article >>
Washington Post 5 hours ago

Nats Journal: Tyler Clippard on being a Met, facing the Nationals and Drew Storen

Seeing former longtime Nationals reliever and fan favorite Tyler Clippard in Oakland’s yellow and green earlier this season was a difficult adjustment. And now, to see Clippard back in the National League East but in Mets pinstripes is even more jarring.Read full article >>
The Nationals Enquirer 8 hours ago

Crying Shame

Wilmer Flores gets mobbed by teammates after his walk-off. Seems like only yesterday he was weeping on the field over rumors he'd been traded. Mets 2, Nationals 1: Crazy game. Wilmer Flores knocks out Nats with walk-off homer in 12th....
Washington Post 23 hours ago

Nats Journal: Today’s Nationals-Mets lineups

The Nationals come to Citi Field three games up on the New York Mets as August begins, set for a three-game weekend series that matches the Mets’ top three starters with Gio Gonzalez, Joe Ross and Jordan Zimmerman. Gonzalez faces Matt Harvey Friday night, a few hours after the trade deadline.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jul 31, 2015

Mets get Cespedes for big series vs. Nats

The Nationals will have another slugger to worry about this weekend after the Mets acquired Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit just before the trade deadline.

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CSN Washington 2 hours ago

Cespedes debuts for Mets, as Nats aim to even series

Yoenis Cespedes will play his first game with the New York Mets, as the Nats hope to even up their series in New York.
MASN Sports 6 hours ago

Updates on Strasburg, Turner, Robles, Voth, Bleier and more - Byron Kerr

Turner on tear, Strasburg to make second rehab start Monday (plus more notes)

Game on

There were any number of moments Friday night at Citi Field that could have stood on their own merits as epic examples of what pennant race baseball is all about. Matt Harvey taking the mound for the eighth inning with the Mets up 1-0, then giving up the tying hit to Yunel Escobar. Tyler Clippard
CSN Washington 17 hours ago

Nats are in a real pennant race now

Bryce Harper and the Nationals aren't running away with the NL East. The Mets showed Friday night they aren't going anywhere.
Washington Post 17 hours ago

Nats Journal: Bryce Harper ejected in 11th inning of a crucial game for arguing a called strike three

In extra innings of a tie-game against their next closest division rival, the Washington Nationals cannot afford any slip-ups. And in that very situation, Bryce Harper, arguably the league’s best player, lost his composure at an inopportune time. In the top of the 11th of a 1-1 game in New York, Harper struck out looking on a called third strike by home plate umpire Jerry Meals that appeared to be off the plate.Read full article >>
Washington Post 18 hours ago

Extra dramatic: Nationals fall to Mets in 12 innings, 2-1

NEW YORK — The man the New York Mets nearly traded, then didn’t, doomed the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Second baseman Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off home run off Felipe Rivero in the bottom of the 12th to give the Mets a 2-1 win. The Mets are two games back in the National League East. Read full article >>
CSN Washington 18 hours ago

Mets beat Nats 2-1 in epic game capped by Flores walk-off

The Mets beat the Nats 2-1 in one of the most remarkable games in recent memory, trimming the NL East lead in the process.
Washington Post 22 hours ago

Nats Journal: Denard Span in D.C. working with physical therapist, David Carpenter getting second opinion

FLUSHING, N.Y. — Nationals Manager Matt Williams said center fielder Denard Span is strengthening his core these days, a nebulous descriptor of the activities that have occupied him since he landed on the disabled list with back spasms just before the all-star break. But he hopes soon “strengthening” will be replaced by swinging, fielding and returning. Williams said Span will be evaluated in the next couple of days, at which point the team will decide when he will start hitting and running.Read full article >>
CSN Washington 23 hours ago

Nats' reliever to get second opinion on ailing shoulder

The Nats provided updates on David Carpenter and Denard Span before Friday's game against the Mets.

Carpenter to get 2nd opinion, Span to be evaluated soon

Matt Williams and Mike Rizzo provided a pair of injury updates for the Nationals on Friday before the team’s game against the New York Mets, as though they have seen a good group of guys return over the last week, there remain several big names on the disabled list. Reliever David Carpenter, Rizzo revealed, will…
CSN Washington 23 hours ago

Catching up with now-Mets pitcher Tyler Clippard

Before Friday's game, Tyler Clippard spoke about facing his former Nats teammates for the first time.
Washington Post 23 hours ago

Nats Journal: Drew Storen and his agent meet with Nationals GM Mike Rizzo

As the effects of Tuesday’s acquisition of Jonathan Papelbon still hover over the Nationals, Drew Storen and his agent, Brodie Van Wagenen, met with General Manager Mike Rizzo on Thursday night in New York.Read full article >>

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  • 3 Joe Ross

    Joe Ross

    Game 102: Nats at Mets

  • 2 Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper

    Nats Journal: Bryce Harper ejected in 11th inning of a crucial game for arguing a called strike three

  • 2 Denard Span

    Denard Span

    Nats Journal: Denard Span in D.C. working with physical therapist, David Carpenter getting second opinion

  • 2 Drew Storen

    Drew Storen

    Nats Journal: Drew Storen and his agent meet with Nationals GM Mike Rizzo

  • 1 Jonathan Papelbon

    Jonathan Papelbon

    DC Sports Bog: Jonathan Papelbon says he ‘kind of became the scapegoat’ with Phillies

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