8:15 AM EDT, Sat August 30, 2014
CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Nats blast King Felix, open series vs. Mariners with win

The Nationals blasted Felix Hernandez and the Mariners in a 8-3 win that featured six Nats home runs.
Nats Insider | CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Instant Analysis: Nats 8, Mariners 3

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals entered Friday night in a three-game skid going up against the best right-hander of his generation. Few on their roster had ever faced Felix Hernandez, and those who had found no luck. But for some reason, in a development...
Washington Post 10 hours ago

Nats Journal: Nationals-Mariners discussion thread: Game 133

In the Nationals’ first-ever game against Felix Hernandez, their own starter is a right-hander who doesn’t take a backseat to anyone. Behind Jordan Zimmermann, a two-time all-star pick, the Nationals have won five straight starts. “It’s like, okay,...
Nationals Journal | Washington Post 10 hours ago

Nationals-Mariners discussion thread: Game 133

In the Nationals’ first-ever game against Felix Hernandez, their own starter is a right-hander who doesn’t take a backseat to anyone. Behind Jordan Zimmermann, a two-time all-star pick, the Nationals have won five straight starts. “It’s like, okay,...

Anthony Rendon is the Nationals’ best player right now

Anthony Rendon explained the approach he carried to the plate against Felix Hernandez on Friday night with clarity and purpose. Hernandez loves to throw his wicked change-up, Rendon said, and so Rendon wanted to avoid swinging over it and missing. “See the ball up,” he told himself – anything headed to the bottom of the […]
Washington Post 5 hours ago

Nats Journal: Anthony Rendon is the Nationals’ best player right now

Anthony Rendon explained the approach he carried to the plate against Felix Hernandez on Friday night with clarity and purpose. Hernandez loves to throw his wicked change-up, Rendon said, and so Rendon wanted to avoid swinging over it and missing. “See the...

Ryan Zimmerman steps up rehab from torn hamstring

Third baseman Ryan Zimmermann stepped up his rehab from a torn right hamstring this week after he underwent a “very positive” MRI exam Monday, Manager Matt Williams said. Zimmerman still has yet to swing a bat, Williams said, but he increased his strengthening regimen and started jogging. If he continues progress, Williams said, the next […]
KFFL 14 hours ago

Nationals | Ryan Zimmerman undergoes MRI

Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) underwent an MRI on his hamstring this week, which ...
Detroit Free Press 17 hours ago

Royals have followed the right recipe for small-market success

The Royals' opening-day payroll? Just over $91 million, a record for the club. But midway through last week, the five other division leaders - the Orioles, Angels, Nationals, Brewers and Dodgers - had an average payroll of nearly $147 million. And the Tigers, who are chasing the division-leading Royals, were shelling out more than $163 million.

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Washington Post 10 hours ago

Nats Journal: Trent Jewett will manage against the Nationals

At 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, former Nationals coach Trent Jewett stood on the warning track and leaned on the railing of the visitors dugout at Safeco Field. Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty sat in the dugout, chatting with him. Shortstop Ian Desmond walked up from the tunnel and, by way of saying hello, rubbed Jewett’s back. Read full article >>

Trent Jewett will manage against the Nationals

At 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, former Nationals coach Trent Jewett stood on the warning track and leaned on the railing of the visitors dugout at Safeco Field. Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty sat in the dugout, chatting with him. Shortstop Ian Desmond walked up from the tunnel and, by way of saying hello, rubbed Jewett’s […]
MASN Sports 12 hours ago

Nationals need Blevins and Detwiler to be more consistent - Byron Kerr

Nats need lefties Blevins, Detwiler to be consistent, plus minor league notes
MASN Sports 13 hours ago

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Washington Post 18 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Mariners’ Felix Hernandez will be 24th Cy Young-winning pitcher the Nationals have faced

The Nationals open a three-game series in Seattle on Friday against Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, who is 13-4 with a 2.22 ERA and .885 WHIP this season. It will be Washington’s first matchup with the 2010 American League Cy Young winner. Read full article >>
CSN Washington 18 hours ago

The Baseball Show: Williams for Manager of the Year?

This week’s episode of ‘The Baseball Show’ covered a lot of subjects including whether Matt Williams deserves any consideration for NL Manager of the Year.

The Baseball Show: Williams for Manager of the Year?

This week’s episode of ‘The Baseball Show’ covered a lot of subjects including the Nationals’ recent three-game skid, Doug Fister’s struggles this past week and whether Matt Williams deserves any consideration for NL Manager of the Year. In this first clip, Mark talks with Joe Orsulak and host Jill Sorenson about the Nationals’ sweep up…
Washington Post 18 hours ago

Nats Journal: Nationals extend agreements with Hagerstown, Auburn

Over the past day, the Nationals have announced the signing of two-year player development contracts with two minor league affiliates. On Thursday, the Nationals extended their agreement with short season Class A Auburn and, a day later, with Class A Hagerstown. Read full article >>

Nationals extend agreements with Hagerstown, Auburn

Over the past day, the Nationals have announced the signing of two-year player development contracts with two minor league affiliates. On Thursday, the Nationals extended their agreement with short season Class A Auburn and, a day later, with Class A Hagerstown. Both deals begin in 2015 and run through the 2016 season. The Nationals moved […]

MLB Power Rankings: Angels flying high

Here is a look around Major League Baseball with analysis of each team from Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman, Chase Hughes and myself, Steve Roney: LAUNCH PHOTO GALLERY 1. Angels (LW: 1) – Zuckerman: The Garrett Richards injury is big, but not too big to completely derail this very good team. 2. Nationals (LW: 4) –…
MASN Sports 22 hours ago

Patrick Reddington: Nats remained at even keel during 10-game winning streak - Nationals Buzz

Before the Nationals' run of 10 straight wins, which started on Aug. 12 and lasted until Aug. 22, the longest winning streak this season came over a five-game stretch between June 28 and July 2, when the Nats beat the...

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