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In Retrospect, Jayson Werth Was Nats’ Secret Sauce

Going into Year 7 of his much-maligned Nats contract, Jayson Werth gets the last laugh. The question is what can he do for an encore?

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest

It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams

Dusty Baker Confident Contract Extension Can be Reached

One year after a 95-win season, Dusty Baker already finds himself as a lame duck manager. Will a deal get done before Opening Day?

Jayson Werth’s seventh, and perhaps final, year with Nats will define his tenure

The Nationals' 37-year-old left fielder says his time here will have been a bust unless they win in the playoffs this year.

Jayson Werth says his Nats’ career is ‘pinned to this season’ — his seventh, and perhaps last

The Nationals' 37-year-old left fielder says his time here will have been a bust unless they win in the playoffs this year.

Dusty Baker would like a contract extension ‘sooner rather than later’

Baker is entering the second year of his two-year contract.

Bryce Harper uses barbed wire bat as nod to TV show

Bryce Harper had a new weapon with him at spring training on Sunday, and its name is Lucille.Harper was seen at Washington Nationals camp carrying a bat that is wrapped in barbed wire: Those who watch

George ‘The Animal’ Steele was an original, even for wrestling

In the business of wrestling, where no act is too bizarre or outrageous, George "The Animal" Steele stood out as an original.

Koda Glover says hip is fine, closer decision is ‘not my department’

The Washington Nationals young reliever used physical therapy to fix a torn hip labrum in the offseason. At spring training, he's just focused on his work, not when he will pitch in the regular season.

Nationals’ Bryce Harper talks 2016 struggles, Noah Syndergaard, free agency after 2018…

Bryce Harper talked to reporters for the first time this Spring on Saturday, but the Nationals' slugger wasn't giving up much...