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.
Heavy expectations, light hearts
Some of the Washington Nationals handle the pressure of being World Series favorites with laughter.Nationals' Werth still rehabbing from shoulder surgery
The Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet. Werth participated in outfield drills Thursday during the Nationals' first full-squad workout Thursday. Still, the fact Werth was with his teammates instead of hanging out with the trainers spoke volumes for manager Matt Williams.For Washington Nationals, clear skies, clean slate
Best rotation in Washington baseball history gathers in Florida as spring training gets underway.Werth joins Nats workout, not at 100 percent
The Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet.Boswell: For Washington Nationals, clear skies, clean slate
Best rotation in Washington baseball history gathers in Florida as spring training gets underway.The Nats are giving away a Jayson Werth Chia Pet with a growing beard
The Washington Nationals are celebrating their bearded outfielder in spectacular fashion.Nationals pick up 2016 option on manager Matt Williams
VIERA, Fla. (AP) The Washington Nationals have picked up the 2016 option on manager Matt Williams' contract.Casey Janssen and Nationals finalize $5 million, 1-year deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- - Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have finalized a one-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2016 and guarantees the reliever $5 million. Janssen had spent his entire big league career with the Toronto Blue Jays, going 29-24 with 90 saves and a 3.52 ERA since 2006. Washington, which announced the agreement Monday, was in the market for a late-inning arm ...Washington Nationals? Jayson Werth on jail time: ?It?s not a destination you would choose?
The Nationals outfielder talked for the first time about serving his five-day sentence for reckless driving.Washington Nationals excited to welcome Max Scherzer to the fold
VIERA, FLA. -- Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos first saw the rumors on Twitter. He watched as reports rolled in about Washington being on the verge of acquiring right-hander Max Scherzer, a Cy Young winner who is among the most dominant pitchers in the sport. Ramos was surprised by the news ...
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The previous Washington franchises became the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers.
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