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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.
The Phillies are all but eliminated from playoff contention with a little over a month to play but the rest of the season could still prove to be an interesting period for the club.
Tim Lincecum is being removed from the Giants' starting rotation and replaced by Yusmeiro Petit, manager Bruce Bochy said Monday, and the switch will be open-ended depending on how both pitchers perform in their new roles.
After receiving a cortisone shot in his right shoulder to relieve pain in the AC joint, Washington Nationals' outfielder Jayson Werth is once again swinging a hot bat as he heads back to Citizens Bank Park to take on his former team.
Matt Williams' description of the recently-completed homestand? "It was some hairy times and some not-to-plan moments," the Nationals' skipper said.
Last week's granting of a preliminary injunction by the New York State Supreme Court against Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals in the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network media dispute puts the league and the Nats at a significant disadvantage ahead of a potential trial this fall.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 05:28 am
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