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Stephen Strasburg expected to return for series against Mets next week

Stephen Strasburg is having his turn skipped this Friday against the Braves after he came out his most recent start last Sunday with discomfort in his upper back, but Mark Zuckerman of CSNMidAtlantic.com… 126 more words

Game 132: Nats at Cardinals

The Nationals may have blown two golden opportunities to win games in St. Louis the last two nights, but the Cardinals also did their part to present the Nats with those opportunities, whether in Mike Matheny’s bullpen usage or the need to start Marco Gonzales instead of Carlos Martinez last night. 285 more words

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Harper says fading Nationals trying to 'shock the world'

From bravado to hyperbole, Bryce Harper and the reeling Washington Nationals know time is running out on their once-promising season.

Following Tuesday’s walk-off loss, their 25th defeat in their last 42 games, the preseason-favorite Nationals sit 6 1/2 games back of the division lead and nine behind the second wild-card spot. 196 more words

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Stock Watch: Bullpen issues haunt the Nats again

Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.  

Record: 3-4

Team slash: .293/.363/.478… 493 more words

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The Baseball Show: Is Span's Nats career over?

The Nationals are coming off a bad loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, one that puts them in jeopardy of losing the momentum they had built over the previous 12 games.  169 more words

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Cubs' Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta had taken no-hitters deep into games before, but he never had previously completed the feat. He did so Sunday night in Los Angeles, taking down the Dodgers, 2-0… 450 more words

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