One of the oldest baseball towns in America, Washington was home to baseball. The saying went First In War, First In Peace, Last In The American League. While noted as lovable losers, D.C.'s team featured some of the greatest players of all time including Walter Johnson and Harmon Killebrew. Then for 33 long years, Washington went without baseball after the Senators left for Texas. Now, baseball is finally back to the nation's capitol.
Wire Taps: NL East Champion Nationals welcomed back to the nation's capital
The Washington Nationals wrapped up their four-game set in Marlins Park with their fourth straight win in Miami and flew home to the nation's capital where an appreciative crowd of fans was waiting to celebrate what the Nats accomplished on the road.Nationals 3-2 over Marlins: Nats win 10th straight Jordan Zimmermann start
The Washington Nationals trailed 2-0 after six innings tonight in Miami, but they rallied with a 3-run seventh and took a 3-2 lead which held up in their third straight win over the Marlins. The Nats won for the 10th staight time when Jordan Zimmermann starts. 5. Quick Recap: Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann gave up three singles in the first inning tonight with a two-out ...Nationals 3-2 over Marlins: Adam LaRoche's HR, Denard Span's RBI single enough
The Washington Nationals made it two straight in Miami with a 3-2 win over the Marlins that left them 8-5 against their NL East rivals this season. Adam LaRoche hit a two-run blast, Denard Span drove in a run and Doug Fister and the pen made it hold up. 5. Quick Recap: Washington Nationals' first baseman Adam LaRoche sat out of the series finale in Atlanta's Turner Field with the rest of the ...Wire Taps: Nationals' architect Mike Rizzo love; Matt Williams on Rafael Soriano
The Washington Nationals took the series opener from the Miami Marlins after dropping the finale with the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field. The Washington Nationals put together a big fourth inning last night to take control of the series opener with the Miami Marlins, and they were up 6-1 after Jayson Werth doubled in a run in the fifth. The Marlins scored two runs on Nats' lefty Gio Gonzalez ...Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann's sixth inning scare, seventh straight win
In his last ten starts, Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann is (7-0) with the Nats 10-0 after he earned the "W" in last night's 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins. Zimmermann took a line drive off his shoulder, but it could have been a lot worse. Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann gave up three singles and a run in the first inning of Saturday night's game in Miami ...MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 2, Washington Nationals 3
The Miami Marlins stayed close to the Washington Nationals after Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer early in the game. The Miami Marlins had a chance to beat the Washington Nationals tonight, but Tom Koehler had some early struggles and it was just too much to overcome in Miami. Koehler started off the game with two outs before a long at-bat led to a Jayson Werth walk.Nationals' reliever Rafael Soriano's struggles continue... where does he fit in postseason pen?
Washington Nationals' right-hander Rafael Soriano's outing on Sunday didn't exactly inspire confidence. Will Nats' skipper Matt Williams keep him on as part of the postseason 'pen, or has he pitched his way out of the bullpen mix? Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams discussed his plan for getting 34-year-old closer Rafael Soriano back on track during an interview on the MLB Network Radio ...Strasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins
Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals are playing well at the right time. Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a four-game sweep. ''Just have to keep the train rolling,'' Strasburg said. Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rendon drove in runs for the Nationals (91-64), who completed an 11-game road ...MLB Scores: Washington Nationals 2, Miami Marlins 1
The Miami Marlins fell to the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Sunday afternoon. Nathan Eovaldi pitched well but the Marlins couldn't rally against Stephen Strasburg.Nationals 6-2 over Marlins: Gio Gonzalez solid in front of hometown "crowd"
Washington Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez gave up two runs in seven innings of work and avoided walking anyone for just the second start this season as the Nats' offense provided plenty of support in a 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins. 5. Quick Recap: The Miami Marlins took an early lead over Gio Gonzalez and the visiting Washington Nationals in the series opener in Marlins Park when first baseman ...
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