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.
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More expected from Harper, StrasburgNationals shut down Reds again in win
There wasn't a single homer hit during the three-game series between the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds, first time that's happened over three straight games in the ballpark's history. On Sunday, Nationals left-hander Doug Fister hurled seven shutout innings and first baseman Adam La Roche delivered a two-run single, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati ...Fister handcuffs slumping Reds in Nationals' win
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati.LATEST NEWS
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati.Marlins' rally in ninth stuns Nats
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6. Casey McGehee led off with a four-pitch walk, Garrett Jones doubled and Marcell Ozuna hit an RBI single. The Marlins were coming off the best seven-game trip in franchise history, a six-victory swing that put them ...Nationals Keep Reds Reeling
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Cincinnati.Nationals' Rafael Soriano Records 200th Career Save
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano closed out Sunday's 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds to notch his 200th career save, per MLB Milestones on twitter. The milestone save was a bit peculiar, as the Nats carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning, and thus gave rookie Aaron Barrett the first chance to finish the game. After Barrett surrendered singles to third ...Washington Nationals have first half down, with big goals to go
After cobbling together a first-place record despite injuries, the Nationals feel poised to finish business in second half.Washington Nationals All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game early
Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury.Washington Nationals place Ryan Zimmerman on 15-day DL
The Washington Nationals placed Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain on Wednesday. Team physician Dr. read more
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The previous Washington franchises became the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers.
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