| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
Currently providing relief from...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The playoff picture is finally clear for the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals now that the regular season is over. Thanks to Wednesday Night's 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay, the Orioles come up short in their bid to overtake the Yankees in the AL East...
| Oct 8, 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit the last two of St. Louis' four homers and the Cardinals chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday night that tied their NL division series at one game apiece....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Barrett King's son, Camden, will turn 1 just 11 days after this weekend's Baltimore Marathon. He's King's inspiration.
"It sounds like a giant cliche, but becoming a dad made me want to set an example for my son ... that by focusing and persevering,...
| 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 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....
| Apr 29, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Davey Johnson hadn't owned a home in more than a decade. But soon after being hired by the Orioles in 1995, he defied baseball managers' conventional logic by buying — rather than renting — a ranch house on the north side of Loch Raven...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Bryce Harper had a hand in everything for the Washington Nationals.
Harper made a tumbling barehanded catch in centerfield and then led off the ninth inning with a double to set the stage for Ian Desmond's two-out game-ending home run that gave the...
| 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 5, 2012
| 12:26 PM
For years, Orioles fans have had an almost primitive response to being outnumbered in their own stadium by thousands of visiting fans who root, root, root for the Red Sox or Yankees. To the home fans, it is as if invaders are threatening the castle....