| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:14 PM
The Washington Post
By Adam Kilgore, Published: September 30
ST. LOUIS — The Washington Nationals played 158 games for the opportunity they arrived at Sunday morning. The baseball season is a complex, twisted endeavor, and the Nationals had reduced...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:06 PM
By ANDREW KEH
THE NEW YORK TIMES
WASHINGTON — The atmosphere inside Nationals Park on Thursday never seemed like it would match the relentless vivacity of the previous night, when the city hosted its first post season baseball game since 1933....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star.
Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
| Feb 1, 2012
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays
Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up.
But if you want to bet on Harper as...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 2:02 PM
No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals
Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Mike Scioscia said the field in Angel Stadium "is typically the most pristine in the league, it's almost impossible to find a bad hop anywhere," but that may not be the case for Monday night's game against the Washington Nationals.......
| Jun 28, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Torii Hunter is back in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Washington Nationals, the first start for the Angels right fielder since he crashed into the wall while making a catch in the fifth inning of last Wednesday......
| Sep 11, 2011
As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:13 PM
There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 10:11 PM
Asked what he'd done so well over eight innings on Tuesday, Doug Fister was quick with a response.
"Really, just keeping the ball down," Fister said.
And asked what went wrong in the ninth, David Pauley was equally quick to answer.
"It was just up,"...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 5:34 PM
In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...