| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- There was much made over the first postseason start for Washington Nationals pitcherStephen Strasburg, who was shut down in 2012 because of an innings limit and did not appear in the playoffs that season.
But Joe Panik, a rookie who was...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- When Washington Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann headed to the bullpen to warm up for his start Sunday, bullpen coach Matt LeCroy did not notice anything different about the mild-mannered right-hander from tiny Auburndale, Wisc....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:52 PM
The Miami Marlins hung around the playoff picture after losing their ace Jose Fernandez in May and when their biggest bat, Giancarlo Stanton, was lost last week.
And after a 3-2 loss to the Nationals officially eliminated Miami from the postseason,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
MIAMI As far as the Marlins have come in 2014, the just completed four-game series against the National League East champion Nationals was a humbling reminder of how far they have to go.
The Nationals behind seven dominating innings from Stephen...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Nationals 4, Mets 2: Adam LaRoche hit a three-run homer in support of Tanner Roark's third straight victory as Washington remained hot by defeating visiting New York.
Roark (15-10) allowed two runs and five hits without a walk over 6 1/3 innings before...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Zack Greinke did his job, even a tad more. Then the rest of the Dodgers did just enough of theirs to emerge with a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 36,721.
Greinke, making his first start...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Kevin Gausman’s second start didn’t go as planned.
The 22-year-old right-hander, who recalled from Double-A last week, was pulled after four innings, trailing 7-3 to the Washington Nationals.
He gave up seven runs on eight hits,...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Through the first two months of the Orioles' season, second baseman Ryan Flaherty's reputation hinged much more on his glove than his bat.
In 30 games, Flaherty was perfect in the field. At the plate, though, he struggled, starting the year 0-for-17...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:04 PM
WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta pitched admirably Sunday as he moved to the forefront of the Cubs’ staff in the wake of the departures of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
But like Samardjiza and Hammel, he knows the Cubs’ offensive...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:34 PM
After throwing seven shutout innings Friday in the Orioles' 4-2, Opening Day win over the Minnesota Twins, right-hander Jake Arrieta wasn't proclaiming himself as the club's ace going forward.
"I don't know if I would necessarily say I am the No. 1 guy...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The Orioles are going for a 3-0 start and a season sweep of the Twins today at Camden Yards.
Third baseman Mark Reynolds won't be in the lineup today. He took a batted ball of his left calf last night, but both Reynolds and manager Buck Showalter said he...