| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Ryan Zimmerman leaned on a wall outside of the Washington Nationals' clubhouse Thursday morning before his team hosted the Houston Astros in a spring training game.
Asked about the need for security in the cut-throat world of pro sports, the Kellam...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The future of the Hagerstown Suns became more than a local story on Friday.
The Washington Nationals announced they had agreed to two-year player-development contract extensions with every team in their minor league system — except the Single-A...
| 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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Time must fly if you're Mike Rizzo.
Less than three years ago, Rizzo was an interim general manager of the Washington Nationals, charged with getting Scott Boras to sign off on a deal for Stephen Strasburg, the San Diego State ace billed as a once-a-...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:45 PM
The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:04 AM
By Barry Svrluga
The Washington Post
By this point in the season, with the weather turned crisp and Nationals Park preparing to host the most meaningful baseball game in its young existence, it is difficult to remember back to February, when the...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Once upon a time, the chance to go to Great American Ball Park and watch the Reds play a win-or-go-home game in the playoffs would have been the chance of a lifetime for fans in Cincinnati. The franchise hadn't played one since 1975, and that was at...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 10:28 AM
by Adam Kilgore
The Washington Post
October 13 - On the night of April 4, they gathered at Joe’s Stone Crab on East Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Washington Nationalshad come north from Viera, Fla., and the next day they would begin their six-...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:37 PM
Maryland's graduation success rate rises again
University of Maryland teams posted their best Graduation Success Rate, 82 percent, in the most recent statistics announced Thursday. It was the third straight year that Maryland's GSR has risen....
| May 4, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Don’t expect Bryce Harper to return to the minors anytime soon. When it comes to the 19-year-old outfielder, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo explained Friday, “We’re not dumb.”
During Rizzo’s speaking...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Gio Gonzalez continued to dominate hitters and the Washington Nationals continued to frustrate the Philadelphia Phillies.
Gonzalez allowed three hits over six innings and Ian Desmond homered and drove in both runs to lead the Nationals to a 2-1 victory...