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The Nationals on Thursday announced the signing of a two-year player development contract extension through the 2016 season with the Auburn Doubledays of the short-season Class A New York-Penn League.
It has been a great month of August for the Nationals. They enter Friday's game against the Mariners with a 17-9 record during the month.
Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo talked to 106.7 the FAN in D.C.'s Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier on Wednesday about the big season at all levels of the Nats' minor league system.
Baseball's schedule is unrelenting. After capping one of the most memorable stretches in team history, the Washington Nationals were swept in Philadelphia by a last-place division foe.
Philadelphia's Taney Dragons had talent on all levels, including 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis , the star pitcher and the first Little Leaguer to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats The last-place Phillies went 7-2 on their best homestand this season.
Since donning a Nationals uniform, Asdrubal Cabrera has had to make two significant adjustments: playing in the National League and playing second base.
The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and seven players in the Nationals' organization will head west to compete in the six-week league that begins its season on Tuesday, Oct. 7. "Approximately 60 percent of our players will reach the Major Leagues," AFL director Steve Cobb said.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians played the Chicago White Sox in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday.
Quality is not enough: Gio Gonzalez gives up 3 runs in 6 IP with 4 Ks and a walk.
AUGUST 26: Starter Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Washington Nationals' second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera is back in the lineup tonight for the second game of three with the Philadelphia Phillies, but Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche are sitting out against Cole Hamels.
Burnett struck out 12 in seven innings and Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday.
Monday night in Philadelphia, the Washington Nationals played their 130th game of the season , not an apparent milepost in the six-month slog to the playoffs.
Baseball fans Alberto Gomez and William Villatoro, both of Silver Spring, watch the pre-game show before the broadcast of a Washington Nationals baseball game at McGinty's Public House in Silver Spring on Friday.
Rick Eckstein, the hitting coach for the Washington Nationals for five seasons and most recently the player information coach for the Los Angeles Angels, has been hired as Kentucky's new assistant coach, it was announced by UK head coach Gary Henderson on Monday.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:23 am
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