7 hrs ago
Angels 7-2 over Nationals: Albert Pujols hits 499th and 500th HRs in win
The Washington Nationals dropped the second straight game to the Los Angeles Angels, but at least Albert Pujols made it memorable, hitting his 499th and 500th home runs off Nats' right-hander Taylor Jordan in what ended up a 7-2 win in Nats Park.
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13 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Todaya s Nationals-Angels lineups
With Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs starting, Manager Matt Williams tweaked the lineup again.
16 hrs ago
Nationals' starter Tanner Roark throws 6 a..." scoreless in Nats' 4-2 loss to Angels
When he was done with 6 a...' scoreless on the mound on Monday night, Nationals' right-hander Tanner Roark's ERA in 26 IP in Washington, D.C. was down to 0.35.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Washington Nationals: Recap and Key Moments from the Miami and St. Louis Series
The past week has been a very mixed one for the Nats. The week began on a high note, with a 9-2 demolition of the Marlins, who returned the favor the next day by scoring six runs in the first two innings against Stephen Strasburg.
Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups
It's already the third week of fantasy baseball. Hopefully you are 3-0, 30-0, in first place or close to it.
Wire Taps: Nationals vs Angels, Bryce Harper vs Mike Trout
After Bryce Harper was benched this weekend, making headlines for all the wrong reasons, the Washington Nationals' 21-year-old slugger is part of baseball's hype machine again as he and LA Angels' star Mike Trout face off in the nation's capital this week.
Teddy Never Wins
Week Three Brings Heroics, Showers [Insert Harper Joke Here]
Apr 20, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off RBI sacrifice fly against the St. Louis Cardinals during the ninth inning at Nationals Park.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Nationals comeback to beat Cards in bottom of the 9th
For the second straight game, the Cardinals offense got help from the starting pitcher.
The Jackson Sun
Washington Nationals walk off with 3-2 win over St. Louis Cardinals
Washington Nationals' Danny Espinosa scores the game-winning run on a Denard Span sacrifice fly during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Washington.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Harper pulled for not hustling, Nats fall to Cards
A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
Lynn, Cardinals beat sloppy Nationals 4-3
Tony Cruz drove in two runs for the Cardinals, who have won nine of the last 10 games between the teams.
National League Game Capsules
Alfredo Simon yielded one unearned run through six-plus innings as the Cincinnati Reds dealt the sputtering Chicago Cubs a 4-1 loss at Wrigley Field.
Nats reliever Drew Storen shuts down Cardinals in 3-1 win.
Nationals reliever Drew Storen watched from the bullpen as teammate Tyler Clippard tried in vain to put the relentless St. Louis Cardinals away late in Friday's game at Nationals Park.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Winnipeg Free Press
Yadier Molina's error, Michael Wacha's wild pitch help Gio...
Washington's Ian Desmond took a substantial lead off third base in the seventh inning of a tie game, wondering whether St. Louis pitcher Michael Wacha might leave a changeup in the dirt.
Teddy Never Wins
Transfer Rule Enforcement Means Change Needed For Take Out Slide
Apr 6, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa forces out Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward and throws to first complete a double play during the first inning at Nationals Park.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Wainwright's 2-hitter leads Cards past Nats 8-0
Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four errors by Washington in the Cardinals' 8-0 victory.
The Washington Post
Nationals suffer the St. Louis blues
The Cardinals' Matt Holliday doubles past a diving Anthony Rendon in the first inning.
Washington Nationals Are Not Playing Like A Championship Team
They say that offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. If that's the case, then the Washington Nationals won't be winning any championships any time soon.
Viva El Birdos
Cardinals at Nationals series preview 4/17-4/20
The Nationals and Cardinals enter the series with identical 9-6 records. However, Nats fans are likely a little more concerned with their team's start than the record might indicate: Washington is 8-1 against the sub-par Mets and Marlins, and 1-5 against their real competition in the division, the Atlanta Braves.
Wed Apr 16, 2014