| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:48 PM
In an attempt to keep their most consistent pitcher fresh for the stretch run, the Orioles have pushed back rookie lefty Wei-Yin Chen’s next start.
With Thursday’s day off, Chen, who beat the Tigers in Detroit on Sunday, could have pitched...
| Aug 28, 2012
Three Things to consider on this still-soggy sports Tuesday:
Thing 1: Jake Long’s knee injury during practice on Monday marks the third straight year the Miami Dolphins’ franchise left tackle has suffered a significant physical setback....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Washington Nationals clinch NL East crown as D.C. celebrates its first first-place baseball team since 1933
His shirt already soaked through, Ryan Zimmerman grabbed a bottle of Dom Perignon 2002 and plodded forward on the squishy carpet of the Washington...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| May 20, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The Orioles head into today's series finale against the Nationals as winners of nine straight road games, looking to tie their longest road winning streak since Aug. 29-Sept. 24, 1999.
A win today would also set a new season-high winning streak of six...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Last week, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president Dan Duquette were knee deep in personnel decisions, trying to figure out how to fortify a battered 25-man roster.
Eventually, perhaps fairly soon, Showalter and Duquette will have...
| 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
| 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 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-...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Bobby Lucas Jr. has an out pitch. It's not a 99 mph fastball that makes hitters flail or a nasty curve that causes them to freeze. It's the confidence that comes from having completed his education at George Washington University after being drafted...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card.
"I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...