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.
The Washington Nationals' Top Five First-Round Busts
COMMENTARY | The list of Washington Nationals first-round busts isn't especially long, in part because they've only been drafting for nine years but also because they've been unusually successful in the draft.Anthony Rendon Impresses as Washington Nationals Stay Afloat
COMMENTARY | It hasn't been long since the Washington Nationals called Anthony Rendon back up from the minors, but he's already given the team a nice boost and helped it through yet another round of injuries.Predicting Decisions Washington Nationals Will Make on Soon-to-Be FA's
Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo may not want to discuss upcoming decisions on impending free agents during the season. But I do. Here are predictions for decisions the Washington Nationals will make on soon-to-be free agents. Note: All statistics courtesy of MLB.com unless noted otherwise. Begin SlideshowDomonic Brown's walk-off hit gives Phillies victory over Washington Nationals
Jonathan Papelbon blew his first save of the season Monday, giving up a game-tying home run to Washington Nationals' light-hitting Chad Tracy on an 0-2 count with two outs in the ninth inning. Domonic Brown made sure his disappointment didn't last long, singling off Fernando Abad with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to score Ben Revere with the winning run and give the Phillies a 4-3 victory.Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg on disabled list
The pitcher is sidelined by a strained muscle in his back. Elsewhere, Carlos Gonzalez hits three homers in Colorado Rockies' victory. The Washington Nationals put Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained muscle in his back. Nationals' Harper resumes workouts
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was cleared to resume workouts with a goal of gradually increasing intensity to gauge how his ailing left knee responds.Team Report - WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Rendon proving to be a sparkplug for NationalsSeason-Long Implosion of Dan Haren Continues
COMMENTARY | Ten former All-Stars have taken the field for the Washington Nationals this year, and a number of them have disappointed.Washington Nationals: The 5 Most Promising Developments of the 2013 Season
With the Washington Nationals off to an unusually slow start to the 2013 season, many baseball fans will be quick to consider them as simply overrated. Throughout a third of the season, the Nationals sit a season-high eight games behind the NL East leading Atlanta Braves. Despite the lackluster start, there is still plenty of time for the Nationals to bounce back. They're led by savvy manager ...Washington Nationals take Kent's Voth in MLB draft
The Washington Nationals took Austin Voth, a 2010 Kentwood High graduate, in the fifth round of last week?s Major League Baseball draft.
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The previous Washington franchises became the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers.
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