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.
For Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo, focus is on bullpen, bench
Deep and talented roster means GM Rizzo will look to bolster around the edges, mainly seeking relievers and position depth.On Leadership: Nationals? Matt Williams named Manager of the Year
In just his first season at the helm, the Washington Nationals manager received one of baseball's honors.Nats' Williams tabbed NL Manager of the Year
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams is the winner of the National League Manager of the Year Award.Nationals hire Bob Miller as assistant GM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Nationals have hired Bob Miller as vice president and assistant general manager.Judge Blocks MLB from Ordering TV Broadcaster to Pay Washington Nationals
MASN ? controlled by the Baltimore Orioles ? wins a preliminary injunction read moreFrandsen agrees to $1 million deal with Nationals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Utility player Kevin Frandsen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with a deal that raises his base salary by $100,000.Washington Nationals 2015 spring training schedule released
The Washington Nationals have released their 2015 spring training schedule, which is bookended by games against the New York teams. Washington will open Grapefruit League play March 5 against the Mets in Viera, and its finale will come April 3 against the Yankees in Tampa before the Nats fly north ...Wildlife beware: Nats' LaRoche is on the loose again this offseason
Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche posts picture of his latest hunting trophy.Washington Nationals bring back all members of coaching staff
The Nationals are bringing back all seven coaches from NL Manager of the Year Matt Williams' staff. It's the first time since 2007-08 that the Nationals kept their entire coaching staff for consecutive seasons. The club announced Wednesday that bench coach Randy Knorr, pitching coach Steve McCatty, hitting coach Rick ...Nats keep Span, decline LaRoche, Soriano options
Center fielder Denard Span is staying with the Washington Nationals, who exercised their $9 million option for 2015 on his contract Thursday, while declining options on first baseman Adam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano. Span, Washington's leadoff hitter, batted .302 with 31 steals and tied for first in the NL with a Nationals' record 184 hits. LaRoche's deal included a $15 million mutual ...
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The previous Washington franchises became the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers.
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