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11/24/2015 | Zimmerman: No problem in Nats' clubhouse

Ryan Zimmerman said he's already looking forward to what the Nationals can do in 2016,- especially behind newly-minted National League MVP Bryce Harper. Zimmerman spoke to MLB Network about a variety of topics, including what it's like to face the high expectations his club has faced over the last handful of years and what it takes to live up to them.

11/24/2015 | Nats bring back Henley as third-base coach

More than a month after being told his contract would not be renewed, Bobby Henley is back as the Nationals' third-base coach, the same role he's had the past two seasons. Henley is the second coach to be rehired by the team, as Rick Schu was also brought back as the hitting coach.

11/23/2015 | Zimmerman eager to work under Baker

After volunteering Monday afternoon at Food & Friends, a D.C. organization that delivers nutritious meals to needy people with critical illnesses, Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman sounded excited to play for manager Dusty Baker.

11/23/2015 | Zimmerman volunteers at Food & Friends

Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, his wife, Heather, and members of the Nationals' front office spent time volunteering at Food & Friends, an organization that delivers nutritious meals to needy people with critical illnesses, on Monday afternoon.

11/23/2015 | Source: Nats have serious interest in O'Day

The Nationals are in need of bullpen help, and a baseball source confirmed that the club has serious interest in free-agent reliever Darren O'Day.

11/20/2015 | Nats sign infielder Sizemore to Minors deal

The Nationals signed infielder Scott Sizemore to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training on Friday.

11/20/2015 | Complete list of 2015 Esurance MLB Award winners

Baseball's annual award seasons was memorable, filled with Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and Cy Youngs. And on Friday we got the grand finale, with the presentation of the Esurance MLB Awards.

11/20/2015 | 2 charts that explain Harper's greatness

Bryce Harper just won the NL MVP unanimously, and that's high praise -- but it's not high enough. What Harper just did is one of the best seasons of all time for any player. To do it at the age he did, well, that's basically a golden ticket to Cooperstown.

11/19/2015 | Harper hopeful he can be 'National for life'

A few hours after being named the 2015 Baseball Writers' Association of America National League MVP Award winner, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper indicated that he would welcome talks about a contract extension.

11/19/2015 | Harper shines among MLB's youngest MVPs

Mike Trout's MVP year in 2014 saw him play his final regular game at the age of 23 years and 52 days; few had ever been younger in the concluding contest of an MVP campaign. Trout's bragging rights among active players didn't last very long, for Bryce Harper -- the 2015 NL MVP -- played his last game of this most recent season at 22 years and 353 days old.

11/19/2015 | Nats add Kieboom, Bostick, Lee to 40-man roster

The Nationals selected the contracts of infielder Chris Bostick, catcher Spencer Kieboom and left-hander Nick Lee on Thursday and that means they were added to the 40-man roster.

11/19/2015 | Nats release 29-game Spring Training slate

The Nationals are entering their 11th season since moving to the D.C. area. On Thursday, the team released its 29-game Spring Training schedule for the 2016 season.

11/18/2015 | Reliever Carpenter becomes free agent

The Nationals outrighted right-hander David Carpenter to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday, but he elected free agency instead.

11/18/2015 | Nats introduce new medical staff, structure

When Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo conducted his postmortem on the 2015 season, one of the main conclusions he drew was a simple one. The team's key players were spending too much time injured and not enough time contributing.

11/18/2015 | Nats confirm Schu's return, add Jones to staff

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo confirmed Wednesday that Rick Schu will return as hitting coach, a decision reported Monday. Rizzo also revealed that former Major League outfielder Jacque Jones will join the team as assistant hitting coach, a position that is new for the Nationals, but has been gaining popularity around the league in recent years.

11/17/2015 | Nats set to unveil new medical staff

After watching 17 players go on the disabled list -- most for lengthy periods -- this season, the Nationals announced on Tuesday they have a new and expanded medical staff.

11/16/2015 | Baker brings back Schu as Nats' hitting coach

Rick Schu will return as the Nationals' hitting coach, news which was first revealed by Dusty Baker on SiriusXM's MLB Network Radio last week.

11/13/2015 | Fall League contest live on tonight

Fans who tuned in to's live coverage of Arizona Fall League action Wednesday saw Mariners left-hander James Paxton hurl four innings and a trio of Padres prospects combine for eight hits as the Peoria Javelinas edged the Salt River Rafters, 6-5.

11/13/2015 | Desmond, Zimmermann reject Nats' offers

Shortstop Ian Desmond and right-hander Jordan Zimmermann declined one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offers from the Nationals ahead of Friday's 5 p.m. ET deadline.

11/12/2015 | Harper collects first NL Silver Slugger Award

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was named a National League Silver Slugger Award winner in the outfield for the first time in his career, it was announced Thursday.

11/12/2015 | Down year doesn't deter Nationals' Rizzo

Once he was able to digest the whole disappointing season, Nationals general manager and president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo took a couple of deep breaths and arrived at two reasonable conclusions.

11/11/2015 | Strasburg had benign growth removed from back

Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is doing well after undergoing successful surgery to remove a non-cancerous growth from his back about a month ago, agent Scott Boras told reporters on Wednesday at the annual General Managers Meetings in Boca Raton, Fla. The Nationals had not previously disclosed the procedure.

11/11/2015 | Desmond wants to play for World Series contender

Although the Nationals made him a one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offer last Friday, it's likely that Ian Desmond will leave the only organization he has known to test the free-agent market. He has until 5 p.m. ET this Friday to accept or decline the offer.

11/10/2015 | Will Papelbon, Storen be back with Nats in '16?

The Nationals' bullpen is likely to go through some changes this offseason, but general manager Mike Rizzo believes it could include both Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen in 2016.

11/10/2015 | Nats' Simms stingy in Fall League start

Nationals right-hander John Simms continued his strong Fall League campaign Tuesday with five innings of one-run ball as Salt River beat Peoria, 2-1.

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