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.
Giants snap Nationals' 10-game win streak, 10-3 final in D.C.
The Washington Nationals started the three-game weekend set with the San Francisco Giants on a 10-game win streak, but the NL West's second-place team snapped it with a 10-3 win in Nationals Park. Doug Fister gave up two home runs in the loss. 5. Quick Recap: The Washington Nationals pulled a double steal with two down and runners on first and second in the first and got a run out of it.Nationals walk off again, 1-0 over D-Backs on walk-off error, SWEEP! 10 straight wins!
The Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks went into bottom of the ninth inning at 0-0 with Gio Gonzalez and Wade Miley battling on the mound before the Nats won it on another walk-off, this time a walk-off error!! 10 straight wins. 5. Quick Recap: Today's starters, Washington Nationals' left-hander Gio Gonzalez and Arizona Diamondbacks' lefty Wade Miley, matched one another with six ...Nationals' skipper Matt Williams' "Babe Ruth" on hold... for now
Washington Nationals' skipper Matt Williams said he would make good on his promise to reenact his Babe Ruth reenactment now that the Nationals have won ten in a row, but right now is not the time. The Washington Nationals went 0 for 13 with runners in scoring positon. Gonzalez didn't get the win to snap his five-game losing streak, but he did throw seven scoreless on just 97 pitches.Nationals' Thursday lineup: Ian Desmond sits, Bryce Harper keeps improving
Washington Nationals' skipper Matt Williams is giving Ian Desmond a day off today. Bryce Harper is in the lineup vs D-Backs' lefty Wade Miley, however, and he talked last night about continuing to get back in the swing of things at the plate. After he went 3 for 4 with a run scored in last night's 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, Washington Nationals' 21-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper ...Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez kept it close, Nats created opportunities, then walked off
If Washington Nationals' starter Gio Gonzalez and reliever Matt Thornton and Rafael Soriano hadn't kept the Arizona Diamondbacks off the board, they wouldn't have had the chance to finally cash in on one of the many opportunities they created. The Washington Nationals won their tenth straight game on Thursday, tying the Kansas City Royals for the longest win streak in the majors this season ...Team Report - WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Rizzo making all the right movesBoswell: For streaking Washington Nationals, runs like this don?t come around very often
Get back as you were when the Nats play next. Same couch. Same chair. Same socks, Ok, maybe hold off on the socks.Nationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp
WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp. Panik went 4 for 5 in his first four-hit game, highlighted by his three-run shot to center field. Tim Hudson and four relievers quieted bats of the Nationals, who apparently don't ...Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Washington.Nats' winning streak ends at record-tying 10
The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.
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The previous Washington franchises became the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers.
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