5/23/2013 | Garcia set to join Nats' Double-A team next week
Nationals right-hander Christian Garcia, who is on the disabled list because of a right forearm strain, will join Double-A Harrisburg sometime next week.
5/23/2013 | Zimmerman hosts MS fundraiser at Nationals Park
The Nationals didn't arrive back home from a grueling 10-game West Coast trip until around 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, but several players still turned out to Nationals Park to support Ryan Zimmerman's fourth annual "A Night at the Park" fundraiser.
5/23/2013 | Inbox: Are Zimmerman's miscues concerning?
Should the Nats be concerned about Ryan Zimmerman's throwing errors? Beat reporter Bill Ladson answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.
5/22/2013 | Harper's big day sends Nats home happy after 10
Bryce Harper spent Tuesday night shouldering the blame of his team's extra-inning loss. On Wednesday, he was the biggest reason for an extra-inning victory, as he scored both of his team's runs and prevented another in a 2-1 win against the Giants.
5/22/2013 | Nats, not Phillies, deal with pressure of expectations
The Nationals ended the Phillies' reign of five consecutive division titles a year ago, and Friday's game will be the first meeting between the two sides this season. Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the Nationals, opposed by Kyle Kendrick for the Phillies.
5/22/2013 | Davey downplays any tension between Harper, Soriano
Bryce Harper was quick to take the blame for Tuesday night's 4-2 loss, in which he misplayed a deep, ninth-inning fly ball that drove in the game-tying run for the Giants. Reliever Rafael Soriano apparently felt that Harper should receive the blame, as well.
5/22/2013 | Nats return home from West Coast at perfect time
The Nationals might have finished a 10-game West Coast road trip barely above the .500 mark with a 24-23 record, but a four-game losing streak that ended with Wednesday's 10th-inning win had begun wearing on the team, which many pegged as a World Series contender.
5/22/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: May 22
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
5/22/2013 | Harper takes blame for Nationals' 10-inning loss
As bad as Yunesky Maya felt Tuesday night, he didn't seem to carry the same burden as Bryce Harper after the game. It was Maya who gave up a walk-off, two-run homer to Pablo Sandoval in the 10th inning of the 4-2 Nationals loss. But it was Harper who couldn't track down a fly ball in the ninth inning, allowing a game-tying RBI triple to land close to the right-field wall.
5/21/2013 | Nationals bring up pitchers Abad, Maya
On Tuesday, the Nationals officially put Ryan Mattheus on the 15-day disabled list with a broken hand and sent outfielder Eury Perez down to Triple-A Syracuse, while lefty reliever Fernando Abad and righty Yunesky Maya were promoted.
5/21/2013 | Harper moves back to second spot in lineup
The Nationals lineup featured a bit of a different look Tuesday night as Bryce Harper was inserted as the team's No. 2 hitter for the first time all season. Barring one pinch-hit at-bat as the ninth-place hitter, Harper has been exclusively used as Washington's No. 3 hitter this year.
5/21/2013 | Boone, DiPuglia to represent Nationals at Draft
Major League Baseball announced that former All-Star Bob Boone and front-office executive Johnny DiPuglia will represent the Nationals at the upcoming 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
5/21/2013 | Bumgarner looks to shake off rocky start
Madison Bumgarner will look to get back on track Wednesday when the Giants face the Nationals at AT&T Park. However, that could be difficult for Bumgarner with Gio Gonzalez on the hill for Washington.
5/21/2013 | Montreal commemorates 'Kid' by renaming street
The city of Montreal will rename a street in Villeray to honor Hall of Famer Gary Carter, who spent 12 of his 19 big league seasons with the Expos before winning a World Series title with the Mets in 1986.
5/21/2013 | Baseball dignitaries will represent at '13 Draft
A star-studded cast of accomplished baseball legends will be on hand for the first day of the First-Year Player Draft on June 6, as the league welcomes its next crop of top prospects.
5/21/2013 | Mattheus to disabled list with broken hand
Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus is expected to miss several weeks with a fractured right (pitching) hand after he slammed it into his locker following Sunday's 13-4 loss at San Diego.
5/21/2013 | Duke has short start in Nationals' third straight loss
Before Monday night's first pitch against the Giants, Nationals manager Davey Johnson said he was hoping spot starter Zach Duke would be able to get through five good innings. It turned out Duke couldn't even escape the fourth frame of the series opener, which ended in an 8-0 Washington loss.
5/20/2013 | Knee improved, Harper back in action
Following two days off to rest his left knee, Bryce Harper returned to the Nationals lineup for Monday's series opener at the Giants.
5/20/2013 | Needing more rest, Werth won't return Friday
Manager Davey Johnson revealed that Jayson Werth has had a setback in his recovery from a hamstring strain and that he won't be ready to return from the disabled list as expected Friday.
5/20/2013 | Slumping Espinosa sits for another game
For the second straight contest, Steve Lombardozzi replaced Danny Espinosa as Washington's starting second baseman Monday night. Lombardozzi was penciled in as the second hitter in the order vs. the Giants, with Espinosa mired in a 1-for-30 slump in his past seven-plus games.
5/20/2013 | Strasburg, Cain looking to build momentum
Before this season began, the pitching matchup fans will be treated to Tuesday night when the Washington Nationals visit the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park would have been billed as a duel between two of baseball's best: Stephen Strasburg vs. Matt Cain.
5/20/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: May 20
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
5/19/2013 | For time being, Detwiler to stay off DL
It looks like left-hander Ross Detwiler will not go on the disabled list, according to manager Davey Johnson. However, Detwiler will miss his scheduled start on Monday against the Giants because of a right oblique strain.
5/19/2013 | Zim to host 'A Night at the Park' on Thursday
Hosted by Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman and the ziMS Foundation, the fourth annual "A Night at the Park" will be held Thursday starting at 6 p.m., at Nationals Park and will feature a special performance from alt-rock group, Third Eye Blind.
5/19/2013 | Lombo looking to get comfortable at plate
In his last 21 games, Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi is 7-for-53. Last year, he was one of the most consistent hitters on the team. It helped that he played often and managed to finish eighth among rookies with 105 hits.
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