| Mar 29, 2014
| 1:50 PM
PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH
Last year: 86-76 (2d)
Manager: Matt Williams (first year)
Key pitchers: Stephen Strasburg (8-9, 3.00 ERA, 9.4 strikeouts/9 innings, 1.049 WHIP); Jordan Zimmerman (19-9, 3.25 ERA, 1.088 WHIP);...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:50 PM
WASHINGTON The Atlanta Braves would never say it publicly, and neither would the Nationals and Stephen Strasburg. But for now, the team from Georgia clearly has the upper hand on the team from the nation's capital and particularly its marquee pitcher....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Shortstop Ian Desmond's sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning Monday afternoon gave the Washington Nationals their first lead of the game and lifted them to a wild 9-7 comeback win over the New York Mets in the season opener for both...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 12:05 AM
NL EAST (in predicted order to finish)
Last year: 86-76 (second, NL East)
New faces: RHP Doug Fister (Tigers), OF Nate McLouth (Orioles), LHP Jerry Blevins (Athletics), INF Jamey Carroll (Royals)
Former faces: LHP Fernando...
| Mar 3, 2014
With an 18-2 win Sunday over the host Pennsylvania Roar, the Blast claimed the Major Indoor Soccer League regular-season championship. The win gave the Blast (17-3) the No. 1 seed in the MISL playoffs. The Milwaukee Wave (16-4) lost to the Missouri...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Nate McLouth, who spent two months of the 2012 season and all of last year with the Orioles, signed a two-year deal last week with the Washington Nationals worth a guaranteed $10.75 million with an option for a third year.
McLouth will make $5 million...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three players whose surprising performances in the first half have earned them roster spots in Tuesday's All-Star game in New York.
SP | Arizona
When the Angels traded for Dan Haren in July 2010, many...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
WASHINGTON — About month and a half ago, Andre Ethier spoke to Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and the hitting coaches about how he wasn't making solid contact with the ball.
In that meeting, the group set a modest goal for the then-slumping...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been named the club's nominee for the annual Hank Aaron Award.
Davis, who led the major leagues with a franchise-record 53 home runs and also led the majors with 138 RBIs and 96 extra-base hits, is one of 30...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:49 PM
For the Orioles fans who still dream of Cal Ripken returning to manage the team and lift it to heights unseen since he caught the final out of the 1983 World Series, the thought of him returning to the major leagues as the manager of the Washington...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended.
But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...