8/22/2016 | Bundy, homering O's right ship with win over Nats
The Orioles entered the series with the Nationals in the midst of a 1-5 homestand that's seen them fall from first place in the American League East to third. In need of a win to stop the slide, rookie Dylan Bundy and Baltimore's power-hitting lineup delivered in a 4-3 win at Camden Yards on Monday night.
8/22/2016 | Ross could return in a relief role this season
Nationals pitcher Joe Ross, who has been on the disabled list since July 2 with right shoulder inflammation, could pitch out of the bullpen later in the season, manager Dusty Baker said Monday.
8/22/2016 | Nats rookie Lopez ready for new test against O's
Nationals rookie Reynaldo Lopez will have a new challenge when he faces the Orioles at Camden Yards on Tuesday in an MLB Network Showcase and MLB Plus game. The Orioles will counter in the second game of the four-game set with Kevin Gausman.
8/22/2016 | Strasburg lands on DL with elbow soreness
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who was scheduled to start Monday's game against the Orioles, was scratched because of right elbow soreness and placed on the 15-day disabled list. The Nats have recalled right-hander A.J. Cole, who is replacing Strasburg in the rotation.
8/21/2016 | Rocky defensive day catches up to Nats
Entering Sunday's action, the Nationals were the best defensive team in the Major Leagues. That all changed during their 7-6, 10-inning loss to the Braves at Turner Field on Sunday afternoon.
8/21/2016 | Power righties Strasburg, Bundy to open Beltway Series
After the Nationals and Orioles missed the playoffs a season ago, the teams that are separated by fewer than 40 miles are back in the postseason hunt. The National League East-leading Nationals will clash with the Orioles, who own an American League Wild Card spot, for four games this week in the home-and-home Beltway Series.
8/21/2016 | Nats-Braves delayed by rain in 8th inning
A rain delay halted the rally the Braves were mounting during the eighth inning of Sunday afternoon's game against the Nationals at Turner Field.
8/21/2016 | Peterson's walk-off HR lifts Braves over Nats
The Braves rallied for a 7-6 win over the Nationals on Jace Peterson's walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Sunday at Turner Field.
8/20/2016 | Nationals set club record in 8-run fourth
Leave it to Nationals manager Dusty Baker to give historical perspective after what he witnessed in the fourth inning of Saturday night's 11-9 victory over the Braves at Turner Field.
8/20/2016 | Gonzalez, De La Cruz eye milestones in finale
Gio Gonzalez toes the rubber for Sunday's series finale against the Braves, looking for his 100th victory.
8/20/2016 | On-base streak ends, but Werth gets job done
Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth went 0-for-5 in a 7-6 victory over the Braves and saw his on-base streak end at 46 games, a franchise record he shares with Rusty Staub. It was also the longest such streak this season in Major League Baseball.
8/19/2016 | Revere robs HR with catch of the year bid
Center fielder Ben Revere has made his share of great catches for the Nationals this season, but the one he made in Friday's 7-6 win over Braves may have topped them all.
8/19/2016 | Vet Scherzer, rookie Jenkins face off in Atlanta
When Max Scherzer exited Monday's start against the Rockies after only four innings, it marked his shortest outing of the season and the end of his eight-game quality start streak. the righty will look to begin another streak when he toes the rubber for Saturday's game against rookie righty Tyrell Jenkins and the Braves at Turner Field.
8/19/2016 | Ex-slugger Howard joining Nats' ring of honor
The Nationals are planning to put Frank Howard's name in the ring of honor next Friday at Nationals Park before they play the Rockies. The news was announced by Washington historian Phil Wood on the Nationals' postgame radio show.
8/19/2016 | Braves rally, but Nationals eke out victory
The Nationals and Braves found themselves in a close game Friday night at Turner Field, and when it was over, the Nationals won, 7-6, on a ninth-inning RBI single by Clint Robinson.
8/19/2016 | Nats may get Zim, Lobaton back Saturday
Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Jose Lobaton have rejoined the Nationals after spending several days on rehab assignments, but were not activated from the 15-day disabled list before Friday's 7-6 victory against the Braves.
8/19/2016 | Pipeline preview: Adams toes rubber for Double-A Birmingham
Here's a look at top prospects to watch Friday in Minor League action.
8/19/2016 | Nats strike deal for depth, add lefty Burnett
In need off bullpen depth, the Nationals have acquired left-hander Sean Burnett from the Twins for cash considerations.
8/19/2016 | Zim, Howard cleared by MLB in PED investigation
The Office of the Commissioner has completed its investigation into the statements made by Charlie Sly concerning players Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies and Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals in the Al Jazeera documentary "The Dark Side." This thorough investigation did not find any violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program by either Howard or Zimmerman.
8/19/2016 | Electric Lopez gives Nats' 'pen needed rest
No one had to tell Nationals right-hander Reynaldo Lopez what he had to do on Thursday night against the Braves at Turner Field. He had to go deep in the game because Washington's bullpen was spent. It had pitched a combined 16 1/3 innings during the three-game series against the Rockies. Not one starter went five innings in that series. Lopez did just that and his stuff was electric in an 8-2 victory over Atlanta.
8/19/2016 | Kopech, Rodgers among top prospect performers Thursday
The strikeouts just keep on coming for Red Sox No. 5 prospect Michael Kopech. After setting a career high with 11 strikeouts in his last outing, Kopech matched that number in six innings with Double-A Salem on Thursday.
8/18/2016 | Werth ties club record on-base streak at 46
Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth should be called Mr. Consistency, at least for this season anyway. He just continues to get on base. Werth extended his on-base streak to 46 games in Thursday's 8-2 win over the Braves, tying the franchise record held by Rusty Staub. Werth tied the record in the fifth inning when he doubled to the left-field corner off Braves right-hander Rob Whalen.
8/18/2016 | Teheran returns from DL to face Roark, Nats
When Braves All-Star hurler Julio Teheran returns from the disabled list on Friday at Turner Field, he will match up against Tanner Roark, who has helped the Nationals build a comfortable lead atop the National League East standings.
8/18/2016 | Nats ride rookie Lopez's 11 K's to win over Braves
There's no other way to say it: Nationals right-hander Reynaldo Lopez was electric in an 8-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night at Turner Field. It started with Lopez's fastball, which was clocked as high as 98 mph. He ended up with 11 strikeouts in seven innings, while allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits.
8/18/2016 | Pipeline preview: Kieboom looks to homer in third straight
Here's a look at top prospects to watch Friday in Minor League action.
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